Litoria jervisiensis (Duméril and Bibron, 1841)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pelodryadidae > Subfamily: Litoriinae > Genus: Litoria > Species: Litoria jervisiensis

Hyla jervisiensis Duméril and Bibron, 1841, Erp. Gen., 8: 580. Holotype: MNHNP 4826, according to Guibé, 1950 "1948", Cat. Types Amph. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 21. Type locality: "la baie de Jervis" (= Jervis Bay), New South Wales, Australia.

Hyla oculata Fitzinger, 1861 "1860", Sitzungsber. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Phys. Math. Naturwiss. Kl., 42: 413. Nomen nudum attributed to Perón (ms) and presented as a synonym of Hyla jervisiensis.

Hyla kreffti Günther, 1863, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 3, 11: 28. Holotype: BMNH 1947.2.22.78 (formerly 63.6.16.87) according to Condit, 1964, J. Ohio Herpetol. Soc., 4: 91. Type locality: "Sydney", New South Wales, Australia. Synonymy by Loveridge, 1935, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 78: 7, 44; and White, Whitford, and Watson, 1980, Aust. Zool., 20: 375. Resurrected without discussion by Wells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 6.

Hyla servesiensisKrefft, 1863, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1863: 389. Error for Hyla jervisiensis.

Litoria jervisiensisPeters, 1873, Monatsber. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1873: 612. Tyler, 1971, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 19: 353.

Hyla jervisiensisBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 383.

Hyla ewingi var. krefftiiFry, 1915, Proc. R. Soc. Queensland, 27: 82.

Rawlinsonia jervisiensisWells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 6.

Rawlinsonia krefftiWells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 6.

English Names

Jervis Bay Tree Frog (Moore, 1961, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 121: 281; Cogger, 1975, Rept. Amph. Australia: 98; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 86; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 46).

Jervis Bay Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 59).

Distribution

Coastal New South Wales, Australia.

Comment

In the Litoria ewingii group of Tyler and Davies, 1978, Aust. J. Zool., Suppl. Ser., 27 (63): 26, and the Litoria ewingii complex of Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 82. See White, Whitford, and Watson, 1980, Aust. Zool., 20: 375-390, for discussion of identity of this species and Littlejohn, 1982, Occas. Publ. New Zealand Dept. Inter. Aff. Wildl. Serv., 2: 113-135, for account. See comment under Litoria littlejohni. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 46-47.

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