Platyplectrum spenceri (Parker, 1940)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Myobatrachoidea > Family: Limnodynastidae > Genus: Platyplectrum > Species: Platyplectrum spenceri

English Names

Sandy Burrowing Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 94).

Spencer's Burrowing Frog (Tyler, Smith, and Johnstone, 1984, Frogs W. Aust.: 60; Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 104; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 196; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 98).

Centralian Burrowing Frog (Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 109).

Distribution

Arid areas of of Western Australia (from Pilbara south to the Gascoyne region and isnland to Menzies and Minilya Station) through southern Northern Territory to the northeast f South Australia.

Comment

See accounts by Tyler, 1978, Amph. S. Aust.: 63-65, and Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 107. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 98-99.

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