Uperoleia stridera Catullo, Doughty, and Keogh, 2014

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

Uperoleia stridera Catullo, Doughty, and Keogh, 2014, Zootaxa, 3753: 258. Holotype: WAM R164738, by original designation.  Type locality: "13 km W of Fitzroy Crossing, W[estern]A[ustralia] (18° 8′ 25.7″ S, 125° 29′ 32.9″ E)". Zoobank: http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:2DB559E1-38BB-4789-8810-ACE18309AEEA

English Names

Ratcheting Toadlet (original publication). 

Distribution

Western portion of the Northern Deserts region: from approximately Fitzroy Crossing, Western Australia, to west of Daly Waters, Northern Territory, Australia. 

Comment

Most similar to and previously confused with Uperoleia trachyderma according to the original publication. See Ellis, Doughty, and Roberts, 2017, Rec. W. Aust. Mus., 32: 19, for comments on the type series.  

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