Northern Burrowing Frog
A medium-sized (up to 6 cm) robust burrowing frog with short legs. The eyes are cat-like with vertical pupils. Bright yellow or greenish with scattered dark irregular markings. The belly is white.
Breeds in shallow flooded areas after cyclonic rains. A female was recorded as having laid 1500 eggs.
A short trill.
The word aquilonias is Latin for "northern", as this is the most northerly distributed member of the genus.