- no external gills (tadpole)
- eyes prominent
- Total length :
up to about 42 mm
- Upper crest extends far onto the trunk. Seen from above the tiny
tadpoles look shaped like a black cello.
From 8-10 cm body length some Tree frog larvae become oval, then
recognizable by the obviously spherical, unspotted golden belly.
Tree frog tadpoles like to float at the water surface. Seen in the
front they have two small vertical lines on the snout (Photo).
- Very sensitive to predators.
Rainette verte (F); Boomkikker (NL); Lövgroda (S); Almindelig
Løvfrø (DK); Rosnicka zelená (CZ)
(D = dorsal, back; V = ventral, underside)