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Notaden melanoscaphus Hosmer, 1962

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Limnodynastidae > Genus: Notaden > Species: Notaden melanoscaphus

Notaden melanoscaphus Hosmer, 1962, Am. Mus. Novit., 2077: 2. Holotype: NMV D10144 (formerly AMNH 67161),by original designation. Type locality: "Borroloola, latitude 16° 15′ S, longitude 136° 20′ E, Northern Territory, Australia".

English Names

Northern Spadefoot Toad (Cogger, 1975, Rept. Amph. Australia: 72; Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 104; ; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 95; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 239; Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 63; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 96).

Northern Spadefoot (Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 104).

Brown Orbfrog (Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 223; Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 63).

Black-tipped Spadefoot (Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 63).

Northern Round Frog (Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 63).

Whooping Frog (Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 63).

Distribution

Kimberley Division of Western Australia, east through the northern portion of the Northern Territory and Cape York Peninsula of Queensland, Australia.

Comment

See account by Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 104. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 96-97.

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