Limnodynastes fletcheri Boulenger, 1888

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Myobatrachoidea > Family: Limnodynastidae > Genus: Limnodynastes > Species: Limnodynastes fletcheri

Limnodynastes Fletcheri Boulenger, 1888, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 6, 2: 142. Syntypes: BMNH 1947.2.19.9-10 (formerly 88.7.3.7-8) according to Parker, 1940, Novit. Zool., 42: 57, Cogger, Cameron, and Cogger, 1983, Zool. Cat. Aust., Amph. Rept., 1: 18, and M.J. Tyler IN Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 396. Type locality: "Guntawang, near Mudgee, New South Wales", Australia.

Limnodynastes marmoratus Lamb, 1911, Ann. Queensland Mus., 10: 28. Holotype: QM J12597, according to Cogger, Cameron, and Cogger, 1983, Zool. Cat. Aust., Amph. Rept., 1: 18. Type locality: "Goondiwindi", Queensland, Australia. Synonymy by Fry, 1912, Rec. Aust. Mus., 9: 106; Nieden, 1923, Das Tierreich, 46: 531. Considered distinct; without discussion, by Wells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 3.

Opisthodon fletcheriWells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 3.

Opisthodon lambi Wells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 3. Replacement name for Limnodynastes marmoratus Lamb, 1911.

English Names

Long-thumbed Frog (Moore, 1961, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 121: 208; Cogger, 1975, Rept. Amph. Australia: 62; Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 104; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 94; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 186; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 82).

Barking Frog (Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 104; Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 223; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 186).

Distribution

Western New South Wales and southeern Queensland, west of the Great Dividing Range, extending into northern Victoria and along the River Murray into South Australia, Australia.

Comment

Discussed by Moore, 1961, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 121: 208, and Tyler, 1978, Amph. S. Aust.: 67. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 82-83.

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