Mixophyes balbus Straughan, 1968

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Myobatrachoidea > Family: Myobatrachidae > Genus: Mixophyes > Species: Mixophyes balbus

Mixophyes balbus Straughan, 1968, Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales, 93: 55. Holotype: AMS R25922, by original designation. Type locality: "Point Lookout, New England National Park, N. S. W. [New South Wales, Australia], between 4,250 and 4,750 feet altitude".

English Names

Gray Barred Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 94).

Stuttering Frog (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 229; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 126).

Distribution

East of the Great Dividing Range from the Cann River catchments in far East Gippsland, Victoria, to tributaries of the Timbarra River near Drake, New South Wales, Australia, 20-1440 m elevation.

Comment

See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 422. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 126-127.

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