Crinia pseudinsignifera Main, 1957

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

Crinia pseudinsignifera Main, 1957, Aust. J. Zool., 5: 52. Holotype: WAM R36153, by original designation. Type locality: "Yorkrakine Rock, 15 miles north of Tammin", Western Australia, Australia.

Ranidella pseudinsigniferaBlake, 1973, Aust. J. Zool., 21: 141. Heyer and Liem, 1976, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 233: 12.

Crinia pseudinsigniferaHeyer, Daugherty, and Maxson, 1982, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 95: 426. Read, Keogh, Scott, Roberts, and Doughty, 2001, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 21: 302..

English Names

Darling Plateau Froglet (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 94).

False Western Froglet (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 293).

Bleating Froglet (Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 37; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 114; Bush, Maryan, Browne-Cooper, and Robinson, 2010, Field Guide Rept. Amph. Perth Region, 2nd Ed.: 32).


Southwestern Western Australia: south of a line joining the lower Murchison River (near Kalbarri), Bonnie Rock, Bank Rock, and Nanambinia.


See comment under Crinia insignifera. See account, photograph, and map by Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 37. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 114-115. Roberts, 2010, J. Herpetol., 44: 654-657, discussed a hybrid zone with Crinia subinsignifera. See Ellis, Doughty, and Roberts, 2017, Rec. W. Aust. Mus., 32: 11–12, for comments on the type series.  

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