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Notaden nichollsi Parker, 1940

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

Notaden nichollsi Parker, 1940, Novit. Zool., 42: 63. Holotype: BMNH 96.7.2.19, by original designation; renumbered as BMNH 1947.218.57 according to Cogger, Cameron, and Cogger, 1983, Zool. Cat. Aust., Amph. Rept., 1: 24, and M.J. Tyler IN Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 400. Type locality: "Roebuck Bay, W[estern]. A[ustralia].", Australia.

English Names

Desert 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: 241; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 96).

Desert Spadefoot (Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 105).

Ruby-spotted Orbfrog (Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 223).

Distribution

Northern Western Australia through the central part of the Northern Territory to southwestern Queensland, Australia.

Comment

See account by Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 105. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 96-97.

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