Papurana elberti (Roux, 1911)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Papurana > Species: Papurana elberti

Rana elberti Roux, 1911, Zool. Jahrb., Jena, Abt. Syst., 30: 504. Holotype: SMF 4470 (formerly 1062.1a) according to Mertens, 1967, Senckenb. Biol., 48(A): 45. Type locality: "Wetar Iliwaki", Lesser Sundas, Indonesia.

Rana (Hylorana) elbertiBoulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 127-130.

Rana (Hylarana) elbertiVan Kampen, 1923, Amph. Indo-Austral. Arch.: 200; Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 42; by implication.

Rana (Papurana) elbertiDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 325.

Sylvirana elbertiFrost, 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 elbertiChe, Pang, Zhao, Wu, Zhao, and Zhang, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 43: 3, by implication.

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

Papurana elberti — Oliver, Prendini, Kraus, and Raxworthy, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 90: 187 (provisional arrangement). 

English Names

Lesser Sundas Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 107).

Distribution

Timor and Wetar I., Sunda Is., Indonesia and East Timor.

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: 324. See Boulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 142; Menzies, 1987, Aust. J. Zool., 35: 373-418. See comment under Limnonectes timorensis.

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