Ranoidea lesueurii (Duméril and Bibron, 1841)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pelodryadidae > Subfamily: Pelodryadinae > Genus: Ranoidea > Species: Ranoidea lesueurii

Hyla Lesueurii Duméril and Bibron, 1841, Erp. Gen., 8: 595. Syntypes: MNHNP 4845-46, according to Guibé, 1950 "1948", Cat. Types Amph. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 21. Measurements for only one specimen supplied in original description. Type locality: "port Jackson" (= Sydney), New South Wales, Australia. Junior homonym of Hyla lesueurii Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1828, a nomen oblitum; see discussion by Shea, 2001, J. Herpetol., 35: 338-340.

Hyla oculata Duméril and Bibron, 1841, Erp. Gen., 8: 595. Substitute name for Hyla lesueurii.

Euscelis lesueuriiFitzinger, 1843, Syst. Rept.: 31.

Ranoidea flavoviridis Girard, 1853, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 6: 422. Syntypes: USNM 15484-85 according to Cochran, 1961, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 220: 77. Type locality: "Wollongong Illawarra; about fresh water streams", New South Wales, Australia. Synonymy by Moore, 1961, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 121: 294.

Euscelis lessonii Fitzinger, 1861 "1860", Sitzungsber. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Phys. Math. Naturwiss. Kl., 42: 413. Replacement name (?) for Hyla lesueurii Duméril and Bibron, 1841.

Hyla (Litoria) freycinetii unicolor Keferstein, 1867, Nachr. Ges. Wiss. Göttingen, 18: 355. Syntypes: ZFMK 28788-89 (formerly ZMG 102) according to Böhme and Bischoff, 1984, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 19: 181. Type locality: "Australien". Synonymy by Cogger, Cameron, and Cogger, 1983, Zool. Cat. Aust., Amph. Rept., 1: 46; Donnellan and Mahony, 2004, Aust. J. Zool., 52: 17.

Litoria lesueuriiPeters, 1873, Monatsber. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1873: 611.

Dryopsophus lesueurii — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 40.

Ranoidea lesueurii — Dubois and Frétey, 2016, Dumerilia, 6: 21. 

English Names

LeSueur's Frog (Moore, 1961, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 121: 294; Cogger, 1975, Rept. Amph. Australia: 99; Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 63; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 68; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 62).

Stony Creek Frog (Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 222; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 68).

LeSueur's Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 59).

Distribution

Southeastern New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, and eastern Victoria, Australia.

Comment

In the Litoria lesueuri group of Tyler and Davies, 1978, Aust. J. Zool., Suppl. Ser., 27 (63): 31. In the Litoria lesueuri complex, Litoria lesueuri group, according to Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 59). See account by Donnellan and Mahony, 2004, Aust. J. Zool., 52: 1-28. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 62-63.

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