Spicospina flammocaerulea Roberts, Horwitz, Wardell-Johnson, Maxson, and Mahony, 1997

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Myobatrachoidea > Family: Myobatrachidae > Genus: Spicospina > Species: Spicospina flammocaerulea

Spicospina flammocaerulea Roberts, Horwitz, Wardell-Johnson, Maxson, and Mahony, 1997, Copeia, 1997: 374. Holotype: WAM R119457, by original designation. Type locality: "Mountain Road, 30 km NE Walpole, Western Australia".

English Names

Sunset Frog (Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 128).

Distribution

Known only from three localities 24-30 km northeast of Walpole, on the south coast of Western Australia.

Comment

See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 464. See account by Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 117. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 130-131. See Ellis, Doughty, and Roberts, 2017, Rec. W. Aust. Mus., 32: 16–17, for comments on the type series.  

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