Taudactylus acutirostris (Andersson, 1916)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Myobatrachoidea > Family: Myobatrachidae > Genus: Taudactylus > Species: Taudactylus acutirostris

Crinia acutirostris Andersson, 1916, K. Svensk. Vetensk. Akad. Handl., 52: 8. Syntypes: NHRM 1624 (2 specimens), by original designation. Type locality: "Malanda; caught in the jungles", Queensland, Australia.

Taudactylus acutirostrisStraughan and Lee, 1966, Proc. R. Soc. Queensland, 77: 63. Wells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 4.

English Names

Sharp-snouted Torrent Frog (Cogger, 1975, Rept. Amph. Australia: 81; Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 105; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 251).

Tinker Frog (Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 105; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 251).

Sharp-snouted Dayfrog (Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 223).

Sharpsnout Torrent Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 95).

Sharp-snouted Day Frog (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 251).

Distribution

Mount Graham to the Big Tableland, northern Queensland, Australia, 300-1300 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: 464. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 140-141.

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