Taudactylus eungellensis Liem and Hosmer, 1973

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

Taudactylus eungellensis Liem and Hosmer, 1973, Mem. Queensland Mus., 16: 445. Holotype: QM J22433, by original designation. Type locality: "Eungella, 75 km W. of Mackay, central eastern Queensland", Australia; Ingram and Covacevich, 1981, Mem. Queensland Mus., 20: 292, discussed uncertainty regarding the type locality.

English Names

Eungella Torrent Frog (Cogger, 1975, Rept. Amph. Australia: 82; Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 105; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 95; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 255; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 140).

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

Eungella Day Frog (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 255).

Distribution

Ranges west of Mackay, from Clark Range in the north to Finch Haton Gorge and Credition in the south, mid-eastern Queensland, Australia, 200-1000 m elevation.

Comment

Only one sighting after 1985; see Couper, 1992, Wildl. Aust., 1992: 10-11, and McDonald, 1990, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust., 114: 187-194. 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: 465. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 140-141.

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