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Hylarana kreffti (Boulenger, 1882)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Hylarana > Species: Hylarana kreffti

Rana kreffti Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 64. Syntypes: BMNH (2 specimens), by original designation; given by XXX as BMNH 55.11.7.26 (San Cristobal I.) and 71.5.22.10 (Solomon Islands). Type locality: "San Cristoval" and "Solomon Islands".

Rana (Hylorana) krefftiiBoulenger, 1918, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 9, 1: 238. Boulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 126, 206.

Rana (Hylarana) krefftiVan Kampen, 1923, Amph. Indo-Austral. Arch.: 206. Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 42; by implication.

Rana papua krefftiHediger, 1934, Zool. Jahrb., Jena, Abt. Syst., 65: 539. Brown, 1952, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 107: 56.

Rana (Papurana) krefftiDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 326.

Sylvirana krefftiFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 370.

Hylarana krefftiChe, Pang, Zhao, Wu, Zhao, and Zhang, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 43: 3, by implication.

Papurana krefftiFei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Herpetol. Sinica, 12: 34. See comment under Ranidae record.

English Names

San Cristoval Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 108).

San Cristobal Treefrog (Pikacha, Morrison, and Richards, 2008, Frogs Solomon Islands: 62).

Distribution

Solomon Islands and New Ireland Island (Papua New Guinea).

Comment

Prior to the revision of Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297, placed in the Section Hylarana, subsection Hydrophylax, subgenus Papurana of Dubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 326. Resurrected from the synonymy of Rana papua, by Menzies, 1987, Aust. J. Zool., 35: 373-418. See account (as Rana papua kreffti and Rana papua novaebritanniae) by Brown, 1952, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 107: 56. See account by Boulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 187. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 72, provided a brief account. Pikacha, Morrison, and Richards, 2008, Frogs Solomon Islands: 62-63, provided an account.

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