Uperoleia glandulosa Davies, Mahony, and Roberts, 1985

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Myobatrachoidea > Family: Myobatrachidae > Genus: Uperoleia > Species: Uperoleia glandulosa

Uperoleia glandulosa Davies, Mahony, and Roberts, 1985, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust., 109: 103. Holotype: WAM R89489, by original designation. Type locality: "Petermarer Creek, Port Hedland, Broome Rd, WA [=Western Australia] (21° 23′ 6 S, 18° 48′ 21 E)".

English Names

Blotched Toadlet (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 95).

Glandular Toadlet (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 325; Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 122; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 152; See account by Catullo, Doughty, Roberts, and Keogh, 2011, Zootaxa, 2902: 15).

Distribution

Eastern portion of the Roebourne Plain from Goldsworthy to Mundabullangana, and inland along the Yule River in the Chichester subregion, Western Australia.

Comment

This species was reported by Main, 1965, Frogs S.W. Aust., and by Main and Storr, 1966, W. Aust. Nat., 10: 53-61, as Uperoleia marmorata and Uperoleia mjobergii. See account by Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 123. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 152-153. See account by Catullo, Doughty, Roberts, and Keogh, 2011, Zootaxa, 2902: 15-17. See Ellis, Doughty, and Roberts, 2017, Rec. W. Aust. Mus., 32: 18, for comments on the type series.  

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