Crinia tasmaniensis (Günther, 1864)

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

Pterophrynus tasmaniensis Günther, 1864, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1864: 48. also described as new by Günther, 1864, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 3, 14: 313. Syntypes: Not stated, but by museum records BMNH 1947.2.19.68-75 (formerly 58.11.25.63), according to Parker, 1940, Novit. Zool., 42: 83, Cogger, Cameron, and Cogger, 1983, Zool. Cat. Aust., Amph. Rept., 1: 30, and M.J. Tyler in Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 403. Type locality: "Van Dieman's Land", Tasmania, Australia.

Crinia tasmaniensisKeferstein, 1868, Arch. Naturgesch., 34: 265. Heyer, Daugherty, and Maxson, 1982, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 95: 424.

Camariolus (Pterophrynus) tasmaniensisParker, 1881, Philos. Trans. R. Soc. London, 3: 102.

Ranidella tasmaniensisBlake, 1973, Aust. J. Zool., 21: 141. Thompson, 1981, Aust. J. Zool., 29: 101.

Australocrinia tasmaniensisHeyer and Liem, 1976, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 233: 12.

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

English Names

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

Spotted Marsh Frog (Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 103).

Tasmanian Froglet (Martin and Littlejohn, 1982, Tasman. Amph.: 7; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 299; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 112).

Distribution

Widespread in Tasmania, Australia.

Comment

Martin and Littlejohn, 1982, Tasman. Amph.: 34-35, provided a brief account. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 112-113.

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