Uperoleia micromeles Tyler, Davies, and Martin, 1981

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

Uperoleia micromeles Tyler, Davies, and Martin, 1981, Aust. J. Zool., Suppl. Ser., 29 (79): 46. Holotype: SAMA R17175, by original designation. Type locality: "in the Tanami Desert (28° 38′ S, 130° 25′ E), Northern Territory", Australia; corrected to 20° 38′ S by M. J. Tyler IN Catullo, Doughty, Roberts, and Keogh, 2011, Zootaxa, 2902: 17.

English Names

Metallic Toadlet (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 96).

Tanami Toadlet (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 333; Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 127; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 152; Catullo, Doughty, Roberts, and Keogh, 2011, Zootaxa, 2902: 17).

Distribution

Widely distributed across the Tanami Desert of the Northern Territory and the Great and Little Sandy Deserts in Western Australia, extending to the north-eastern edge of the Pilbara craton near Port Hedland, Northern Territory and Western Australia.

Comment

See account by Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 127. 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: 17-19.

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