Litoria olongburensis Liem and Ingram, 1977

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

Litoria olongburensis Liem and Ingram, 1977, Victoria Nat., Melbourne, 94: 259. Holotype: QM J22652, by original designation. Type locality: "Coomboo Lake, Fraser Island, southeast Queensland", Australia.

Dryomantis olongburensis — Wells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 5.

English Names

Wallum Sedgefrog (Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 222; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 122).

Pepper-throated Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 60).

Olongburra Frog (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 122).

Olongburra Tree Frog (Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 52).

Distribution

Coastal sand plains of southeastern Queensland from Lake Woongeel, Fraser Island, south to near Woolgoolga, northeastern New South Wales, including Bribie, Moreton, and Stradbroke Island, Australia.

Comment

In the Litoria bicolor group of Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 108. In the Litoria dorsalis group of Tyler and Davies, 1978, Aust. J. Zool., Suppl. Ser., 27 (63): 23. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 259. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 52-53.

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