Uperoleia laevigata Keferstein, 1867

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

Uperoleia marmorata var. laevigata Keferstein, 1867, Nachr. Ges. Wiss. Göttingen, 18: 349. Syntypes: ZFMK 26304-313; ZFMK 26309 designated lectotype by Tyler, Davies, and Martin, 1981, Aust. J. Zool., Suppl. Ser., 29 (79): 13, who also noted that ZFMK 26312 is a Pseudophryne bibronii. Type locality: "Raudewick [=Randwick], N[ew]. S[outh]. Wales", Australia.

Uperoleia laevigataTyler, Davies, and Martin, 1981, Aust. J. Zool., Suppl. Ser., 29 (79): 11.

Hosmeria laevigataWells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 2.

English Names

Eastern Gungan (Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 223).

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

Smooth Toadlet (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 327; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 148).

Distribution

Extreme eastern Victoria, eastern New South Wales, and southeastern Queensland, Australia.

Comment

See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 148-149.

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