Uperoleia russelli (Loveridge, 1933)

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

Glauertia russelli Loveridge, 1933, Occas. Pap. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist., 8: 89. Holotype: WAM R2608, by original designation. Type locality: "the bank of a creek [Aurillia] flowing into the Gascoyne River near Landor Station, Western Australia".

Uperoleia russelliTyler, Davies, and Martin, 1981, Aust. J. Zool., Suppl. Ser., 29 (79): 1-64.

English Names

Russell's Toadlet (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 96; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 341; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 152).

Northwest Toadlet (Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 130; See account by Catullo, Doughty, Roberts, and Keogh, 2011, Zootaxa, 2902: 19).

Distribution

Restricted to the vicinity of moving water in the Carnarvon and Goscoyne regions of Western Australia.

Comment

See account by Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 130. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 152-153. See account by Catullo, Doughty, Roberts, and Keogh, 2011, Zootaxa, 2902: 19-20. See Ellis, Doughty, and Roberts, 2017, Rec. W. Aust. Mus., 32: 14–15, for comments on the type series.  

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