Crinia bilingua (Martin, Tyler, and Davies, 1980)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Myobatrachoidea > Family: Myobatrachidae > Genus: Crinia > Species: Crinia bilingua

Ranidella bilingua Martin, Tyler, and Davies, 1980, Copeia, 1980: 94. Holotype: WAM R59775, by original designation. Type locality: "swamp on the E side of Spillway Creek at Spillway Bridge (16° 01′ 47" S, 128° 47′ 08" E), 11.5 km by road N of the Lake Argyle Tourist Village, Kimberley Division, Western Australia".

Crinia bilinguaHeyer, Daugherty, and Maxson, 1982, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 95: 426.

Ranidella bilinguaWells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 4.

English Names

Bleating Froglet (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 93; Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 63).

Bilingual Froglet (Tyler, Smith, and Johnstone, 1984, Frogs W. Aust.: 92; Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 103; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 284; Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 63; Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 30; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 112).

Bilingual Frog (Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 63).

Ratchet Frog (Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 63).

Riparian Froglet (Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 63).

Rattling Froglet (Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 63).

Distribution

Permanent streams in the Kimberley Division, Western Australia, and northwestern portion of Northern Territory, Australia.

Comment

See account, photograph, and map by Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 30. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 112-113. See Ellis, Doughty, and Roberts, 2017, Rec. W. Aust. Mus., 32: 16, for comments on the type series.  

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