Uperoleia borealis Tyler, Davies, and Martin, 1981

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Myobatrachoidea > Family: Myobatrachidae > Genus: Uperoleia > Species: Uperoleia borealis

Uperoleia borealis Tyler, Davies, and Martin, 1981, Aust. J. Zool., Suppl. Ser., 29 (79): 30. Holotype: WAM R62474, by original designation. Type locality: "Dead Horse Spring, 3.7 km northeast of Lake Argyle Tourist Village, Kimberley Division, Western Australia".

English Names

Rasping Toadlet (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 95).

Northern Toadlet (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 318; Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 121; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 156).

Distribution

Kimberley region of northeastern Western Australia (from Mitchell Plateau south to Morningside Station, and exending through the eastern Kimberley) into the adjacent Northern Territory.

Comment

Distributional data provided by Tyler, Watson, and Davies, 1983, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust., 107: 243. See account by Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 121. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 156–157. See Ellis, Doughty, and Roberts, 2017, Rec. W. Aust. Mus., 32: 17–18, for comments on the type series.  

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