Ranoidea andiirrmalin (McDonald, 1997)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pelodryadidae > Subfamily: Pelodryadinae > Genus: Ranoidea > Species: Ranoidea andiirrmalin

Litoria andiirrmalin McDonald, 1997, Mem. Queensland Mus., 42: 307-309. Holotype: QM J 59000, by original designation. Type locality: "Temple Ck on the eastern slopes of the Melville Range, Cape Melville National Park (144° 31′ E, 14° 16′ S)", Queensland, Australia.

Dryopsophus andiirrmalin — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 40. 

Ranoidea andiirrmalin — Dubois and Frétey, 2016, Dumerilia, 6: 21.

English Names

Cape Melville Treefrog (Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 255).

Andiirrmalin Frog (Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 70).

Distribution

Known only from the vicinity of the type locality in four streams in boulder fields on the eastern slopes of the Melville Range, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia.

Comment

Not assignable to species group according to the original publication. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 255. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 70-71. Meyer, Hines, Hoskin, and McDonald, 2013, Zootaxa, 3670: 396-398, reported on larval morphology. Hoskin, 2014, Zootaxa, 3786: 499–500, reported on advertisement call. 

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