Litoria adelaidensis (Gray, 1841)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pelodryadidae > Subfamily: Litoriinae > Genus: Litoria > Species: Litoria adelaidensis

Hyla adelaidensis Gray, 1841, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 1, 7: 90. Holotype: Not stated; BMNH 1947.2.22.80 according to Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 113. Type locality: "Western Australia".

Hyla bioculata Gray, 1841, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 1, 7: 90. Syntypes: Not stated; BMNH 1947.2.23.68-74 (formerly 1936.12.3.163-69) according to Condit, 1964, J. Ohio Herpetol. Soc., 4: 88. Type locality: "Western Australia". Synonymy by (as first revisor) Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 408.

Hyla binoculataGray, 1841, in Grey (ed.), J. Two Exped. Discovery NW and W. Aust., 2(App. E): 447. Incorrect subsequent spelling of Hyla bioculata Gray, 1841.

Hyla Schuetteii Keferstein, 1868, Arch. Naturgesch., 34: 279. Holotype: ZFMK 28809 (formerly ZMG 108b) according to Böhme and Bischoff, 1984, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 19: 182. Type locality: "Sydney", New South Wales, Australia. Also described as new by Keferstein, 1868, Nachr. Ges. Wiss. Göttingen, 1868: 326. Synonymy by Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 408.

Hyla schuetteriBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 408. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

Hyla bioclataCondit, 1964, J. Ohio Herpetol. Soc., 4: 88. Error for Hyla bioculata Gray, 1841.

Litoria adelaidensisTyler, 1971, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 19: 352.

Coggerdonia adelaidensisWells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 4.

English Names

Slender Tree Frog (Cogger, 1975, Rept. Amph. Australia: 88; Tyler, Smith, and Johnstone, 1984, Frogs W. Aust.: 62; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 142; Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 68 Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 34).

Slender Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 58; Bush, Maryan, Browne-Cooper, and Robinson, 2010, Field Guide Rept. Amph. Perth Region, 2nd Ed.: 44).

Distribution

Southwestern Western Australia: north from Port Gregory, south and east to Bremer Bay and from Esperance to Mount Ragged, inland to Mondaring Weir, Dwellingup, and Harvey on the west coast and Manjimup to Tabellup on the south coast.

Comment

Discussed by Tyler, Smith, and Johnstone, 1984, Frogs W. Aust.. In the Litoria adelaidensis group according to Tyler and Davies, 1978, Aust. J. Zool., Suppl. Ser., 27 (63): 1. See account by Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 68. See brief accounta by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 34-35, and Bush, Maryan, Browne-Cooper, and Robinson, 2010, Field Guide Rept. Amph. Perth Region, 2nd Ed.: 44.

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