Neobatrachus pelobatoides (Werner, 1914)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Myobatrachoidea > Family: Limnodynastidae > Genus: Neobatrachus > Species: Neobatrachus pelobatoides

Heleioporus albopunctatus var. pelobatoides Werner, 1914, in Michaelsen and Hartmeyer (eds.), Die Fauna S.W. Aust., 4(10): 418. Syntypes: Originally ZMB; present located not know, presumably lost. Type localities: "Beverley" and "Broome Hill", Western Australia.

Heleioporus pelobatoidesLoveridge, 1935, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 78: 15.

Neobatrachus pelobatoidesLittlejohn and Main, 1960, W. Aust. Nat., 7: 129.

English Names

Humming Frog (Cogger, 1975, Rept. Amph. Australia: 70; Tyler, Smith, and Johnstone, 1984, Frogs W. Aust.: 83; Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 104; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 95; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 222; Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 99; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 90; Bush, Maryan, Browne-Cooper, and Robinson, 2010, Field Guide Rept. Amph. Perth Region, 2nd Ed.: 41).

Distribution

Southwestern Western Australia from Nerren Nerren, Perenjori, Dalwallinu, Mount Elvire, and Ponier Rocks in the north and east, south to Buckingham, Stirling Ranges, and Israelite Bay.

Comment

See account by Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 99. See brief accounts by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 90-91, and Bush, Maryan, Browne-Cooper, and Robinson, 2010, Field Guide Rept. Amph. Perth Region, 2nd Ed.: 41.

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