Litoria umbonata Tyler and Davies, 1983

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

Litoria umbonata Tyler and Davies, 1983, Copeia, 1983: 803. Holotype: AMNH 43766, by original designation. Type locality: "Baliem River Valley, 1600 m . . . Irian Jaya [now Papua], . . . New Guinea", Indonesia.

English Names

Baliem River Valley Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 60).

Distribution

Known only from the region of the type locality (Papua, Indonesia).

Comment

In the Litoria wisselensis group according to the original publication. Günther, 2003, Faun. Abh. Staatl. Mus. Tierkd., Dresden, 24: 212, provided an additional record for this species. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 123, provided a brief account and regarded this as a member of his Litoria rubella group.

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