Litoria pallida Davies, Martin, and Watson, 1983

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

Litoria pallida Davies, Martin, and Watson, 1983, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust., 107: 101. Holotype: SAMA R19555, by original designation. Type locality: "Gulungul Creek Crossing, Arnhem Highway, N[orthern]. T[erritory]., 12° 39′ S, 132° 52′ E", Australia.

English Names

Peach-sided Rocketfrog (Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 222; Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 62).

Coastal Floodplains Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 60; Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 62).

Pale Frog (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 75; Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 62; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 42).

Pale Rocket Frog (Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 80).

Variable Frog (Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 62).

Plain Ground Hylid (Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 62).

Distribution

Northern Australia from Broome in Western Australia through the Northern Territory to Cape York Peninsula in Queensland.

Comment

In the Litoria lesueuri complex, Litoria latopalmata group, according to Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 59). See account by Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 80. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 42-43.

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