Litoria staccato Doughty and Anstis, 2007

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

Litoria staccato Doughty and Anstis, 2007, Rec. W. Aust. Mus., 23: 243. Holotype: WAM R162513, by original designation. Type locality: "'The Grotto', 30 km south of Wyndham, Western Australia (15.72540° S, 128.27953° E)".

English Names

Chattering Rock Frog (original publication; Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 84; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 50).

Distribution

Kimberley region from the Prince Regent River Nature Reserve north to the Mitchell Plateau and east to near Kununurra and well as many islands, northern Western Australia.

Comment

Most similar to Litoria nasuta, Litoria pallida, and Litoria inermis according to the original publication. See account by Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 84. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 50–51. See Ellis, Doughty, and Roberts, 2017, Rec. W. Aust. Mus., 32: 22–25, for comments on the type series. 

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