Neobatrachus wilsmorei (Parker, 1940)

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

Heleioporus wilsmorei Parker, 1940, Novit. Zool., 42: 36. Holotype: BMNH 1937.7.22.3, by original designation; renumbered as BMNH 1947.2.18.68 according to Cogger, Cameron, and Cogger, 1983, Zool. Cat. Aust., Amph. Rept., 1: 23, and M.J. Tyler in Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 400. Type locality: "Wiraga, N.E. of Yalgoo, Murchison, W[estern]. Australia".

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

English Names

Goldfields Bull Frog (Cogger, 1975, Rept. Amph. Australia: 71; Tyler, Smith, and Johnstone, 1984, Frogs W. Aust.: 85; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 95; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 227; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 94).

Plonking Frog (Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 101).

Distribution

Western Western Australia: on the west coast from the Lyndon River south to the Irwin River and east to lake Nabberu, Banjawarn, and Yundamindra in the north, south to Carnarvon, Gnoolowa Hill, Morowa, Paynes Find, and Kalgoorlie.

Comment

See account by Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 101. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 94-95.

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