Taudactylus pleione Czechura, 1986

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

Taudactylus pleione Czechura, 1986, Mem. Queensland Mus., 22: 299. Holotype: QM 42392, by original designation. Type locality: "headwaters of Kroombit Creek, Kroombit Tops via Calliope (24°27′ S, 150°26′ E)", Queensland, Australia.

English Names

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

Pleione's Torrent Frog (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 258; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 142).

Kroombit Tinkerfrog (Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 223).

Kroombit Tinker Frog (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 258).

Distribution

Kroombit Tops, southwest of Gladstone, in northeastern Queensland, Australia.

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: 466. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 142-143.

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