Ranoidea nannotis (Andersson, 1916)

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

Hyla nannotis Andersson, 1916, K. Svensk. Vetensk. Akad. Handl., 52: 16. Holotype: NHRM 1645, according to Duellman, 1977, Das Tierreich, 95: 134. Type locality: "Tully River, N. Queensland", Australia.

Hyla obsoleta nannotisCopland, 1957, Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales, 82: 55.

Hyla nannotisTyler, 1965, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 145: 94.

Litoria nannotisTyler, 1971, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 19: 354.

Mosleyia nannotisWells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 5.

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

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

English Names

Torrent Tree Frog (Cogger, 1975, Rept. Amph. Australia: 100; Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 63; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 136; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 70).

Waterfall Frog (Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 63; Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 222; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 136).

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

Distribution

Northeastern Queensland from Paluma to Cooktown, Australia, 180-1300 m elevation.

Comment

For discussion see Liem, 1974, Mem. Queensland Mus., 17: 151, and Davies and McDonald, 1979, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust., 103: 169. In the Litoria nannotis group of Tyler and Davies, 1978, Aust. J. Zool., Suppl. Ser., 27 (63): 35. Removed from the synonymy of Hyla obsoleta by Tyler, 1965, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 145: 94, where it had been placed by Loveridge, 1935, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 78: 7. See Cunningham, 2002, Mem. Queensland Mus., 48: 93-102, for discussion of phylogenetics and distribution. 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: 258. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 70-71. Bell, MacKenzie, Hickerson, Chavarría, Cunningham, Williams, and Moritz, 2012, Proc. R. Soc. London, Ser. B, Biol. Sci., 279: 991–999, reported on molecular phylogeography. 

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