Leiopelma hamiltoni McCulloch, 1919

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Leiopelmatidae > Genus: Leiopelma > Species: Leiopelma hamiltoni

Liopelma hamiltoni McCulloch, 1919, Trans. Proc. New Zealand Inst., Wellington, 51: 447. Holotype: Dominion Mus. (= NMNZ), according to the original publication. Type locality: "Stephens Island, Cook Strait", New Zealand.

Leiopelma hamiltoniMittleman and Myers, 1949, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 62: 57-68.

Leioaspetos hamiltoniWells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 62.

English Names

Brown New Zealand Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 70).

Hamilton's Frog (Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 76).


Boulder banks near the summit of Stephens Island, New Zealand.


See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 292.

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