Litoria personata Tyler, Davies, and Martin, 1978

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

Litoria personata Tyler, Davies, and Martin, 1978, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust., 102: 151. Holotype: SAMA R16773, by original designation. Type locality: "Birndu (12° 32′ S; 132° 08′ E), southeast of Cannon Hill Station, East Alligator River Region, Northern Territory", Australia.

Dryopsophus personataWells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 5. Disagreement in gender.

English Names

Sandstone Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 60; Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 63).

Masked Frog (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 77; Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 63).

Masked Rock-frog (Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 63).

Masked Cave-frog (Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 63).

Escarpment Frog (Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 63).

Masked Scarp Frog (Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 63).

Distribution

Known only from western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia.

Comment

In the Litoria nigrofrenata group of Tyler and Davies, 1978, Aust. J. Zool., Suppl. Ser., 27 (63): 36. In the Litoria lesueuri complex, Litoria latopalmata group, according to Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 59). See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 48-49.

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