Litoria havina Menzies, 1993

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

Litoria havina Menzies, 1993, Aust. J. Zool., 41: 244. Holotype: UP 7281, by original designation. Type locality: "at an altitude of 760 m in the valley of the Ok Kam, a tributary of the upper Ok Tedi, Western Province of Papua New Guinea", New Guinea.

English Names

Lappet-nosed Treefrog (Günther, 2003, Faun. Abh. Staatl. Mus. Tierkd., Dresden, 24: 211).

Distribution

Known only from the vicinity of the type locality in the drainage of the upper Ok Tedi, Western Province, Papua New Guinea; and the eastern slope of the Wondowoi Mountains, western Papua, Indonesia.

Comment

In the Litoria nigropunctata group according to the original publication. Günther, 2003, Faun. Abh. Staatl. Mus. Tierkd., Dresden, 24: 211, provided the record for Papua, Indonesia. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 141-142, provided a brief account and included this in his Litoria iris group. Shea and Kraus, 2007, Zootaxa, 1514: 37-60, commented on the type specimens.

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