Cophixalus neglectus Zweifel, 1962

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Cophixalus > Species: Cophixalus neglectus

Cophixalus neglectus Zweifel, 1962, Am. Mus. Novit., 2113: 15. Holotype: MCZ 18505, by original designation. Type locality: "Bellenden Ker Range, Queensland", Australia.

English Names

Tangerine Nursery-Frog (Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 222).

Brown Rainforest Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 89).

Neglected Frog (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 366; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 104).

Distribution

Found from Mount Bellenden Ker to Mount Bartle Frere in northeastern Queensland, Australia, 900-1500 m elevation.

Comment

See account by Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 372. 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: 449. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 104-105.

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