Crinia georgiana Tschudi, 1838

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Myobatrachoidea > Family: Myobatrachidae > Genus: Crinia > Species: Crinia georgiana

Crinia georgiana Tschudi, 1838, Classif. Batr.: 38, 78. Holotype: MNHNP 759, according to Guibé, 1950 "1948", Cat. Types Amph. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 31. Type locality: "Port du Roi Georges in einem einzigen . . . . Nova Hollandia" = King George's Sound, Western Australia.

Cystignathus georgianusDuméril and Bibron, 1841, Erp. Gen., 8: 416.

Pterophrynus affinis Günther, 1864, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1864: 47. also described as new by Günther, 1864, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 3, 14: 312. Holotype: Presumably BMNH, although not so noted by Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 265; Parker, 1940, Novit. Zool., 42: 80, regarded BMNH 1936.12.3.86 as the holotype; and the holotype reported by Cogger, Cameron, and Cogger, 1983, Zool. Cat. Aust., Amph. Rept., 1: 13, as BMNH 1947.2.20.2, this presumably being a reregistration of Parker's specimen. Type locality: "Western Australia". Synonymy by Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 264.

Crinia ignita Cope, 1866, J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, Ser. 2, 6: 95. Holotype: ANSP 10058, according to Malnate, 1971, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 123: 351. Type locality: "West Australia". Provinsional synonymy by Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 264.

Crinia stolata Cope, 1867, J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, Ser. 2, 6: 201. Holotype: ANSP 10061, according to Malnate, 1971, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 123: 353. Type locality: "West Australia". Synonymy by Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 264-265. Considered a synonym of Crinia signifera ignita by Loveridge, 1935, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 78: 7.

Pterophryne georgianaGünther, 1867, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 3, 20: 53.

Crinia georgianaKeferstein, 1868, Arch. Naturgesch., 34: 263.

Crinia georgiana var. stolataBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 264.

Crinia georgiana var. affinisBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 265.

Crinia signifera ignitaLoveridge, 1935, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 78: 7.

Crinia affinis affinisLoveridge, 1935, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 78: 26.

English Names

Red-legged Froglet (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 93).

Tschudi's Froglet (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 288; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 112).

Quacking Frog (Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 33; Bush, Maryan, Browne-Cooper, and Robinson, 2010, Field Guide Rept. Amph. Perth Region, 2nd Ed.: 29).

Distribution

Southwestern Western Australia from Gingin in the north inland to Dumbleyung and east to Cape Le Grande and on Mondrain Island.

Comment

See accounts, photograph, and map by Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 33-34. See brief accounts by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 112-113, and Bush, Maryan, Browne-Cooper, and Robinson, 2010, Field Guide Rept. Amph. Perth Region, 2nd Ed.: 29.

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