Papurana florensis (Boulenger, 1897)

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

Rana florensis Boulenger, 1897, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 6, 19: 508. Syntypes: BMNH. Type locality: "Flores, above 3000 feet", Indonesia.

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

Rana papua florensisMertens, 1927, Senckenb. Biol., 9: 242; Mertens, 1930, Abh. Senckenb. Naturforsch. Ges., 42: 225.

Rana florensisDunn, 1928, Am. Mus. Novit., 315: 6.

Hylorana papua florensisDeckert, 1938, Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berlin, 1938: 145.

Rana (Hylarana) florensisDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 42, by implication.

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

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

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

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

English Names

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

Distribution

Flores, Sumbawa, and Lombok Is., Indonesia.

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. Considered a junior synonym of Rana papua by Van Kampen, 1923, Amph. Indo-Austral. Arch.: 201, Van Kampen and Brongersma, 1931, Treubia, 13: 15-18, and as a subspecies of Rana papua (in the Rana papua group) by Mertens, 1927, Senckenb. Biol., 9: 242, but considered a distinct species by Dunn, 1928, Am. Mus. Novit., 315: 6. See account by Boulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 160.

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