Austrochaperina pluvialis (Zweifel, 1965)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Austrochaperina > Species: Austrochaperina pluvialis

Sphenophryne pluvialis Zweifel, 1965, Am. Mus. Novit., 2214: 6. Holotype: AMNH 54195, by original designation. Type locality: "Speewah, elevation 1500 feet, Queensland", Australia.

Austrochaperina pluvialisZweifel, 2000, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 253: 9.

English Names

White-browed Chirper (Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 222).

Flecked Land Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 92).

Rain Frog (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 362; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 100).

Distribution

Rainforests of the eastern coast of Cape York Peninsula from south of Cooktown to north of Townsville, northeastern Queensland, Australia.

Comment

See account by Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 362. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 100-101.

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