Taudactylus rheophilus Liem and Hosmer, 1973

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

Taudactylus rheophilus Liem and Hosmer, 1973, Mem. Queensland Mus., 16: 450. Holotype: QM J22418, by original designation. Type locality: "Mt Lewis, 1200 m above sea level, north Queensland .... on the SW. slope of Mt Lewis", Australia.

English Names

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

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

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

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

Distribution

Five mountain-tops from Thornton Peak to Mount Bellenden, Ker, Great Dividing Range of northeastern Queensland, Australia, 940-1400 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: 466. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 142-143.

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