Ranoidea chloris (Boulenger, 1892)

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

Hyla chloris Boulenger, 1892, Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales, Ser. 2, 7: 403. Holotype: BMNH 1947.2.23.86 (formerly 92.9.16.10) according to Condit, 1964, J. Ohio Herpetol. Soc., 4: 89. Type locality: "Dunoon, Richmond River", New South Wales, Australia.

Litoria chlorisTyler, 1971, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 19: 352.

Dryomantis chlorisWells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 5.

Dryopsophus chlorisDuellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 40. 

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

English Names

Red-eyed Tree Frog (Cogger, 1975, Rept. Amph. Australia: 91; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 30).

North Coast Green Tree Frog (Moore, 1961, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 121: 263).

Australian Red-eyed Treefrog (Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 62; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 59).

Southern Orange-eyed Treefrog (Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 222).

Red-eyed Green Tree Frog (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 130).

Distribution

Southern coastal Queensland (south from Proserpine) and New South Wales in eastern Australia.

Comment

In the Litoria chloris group of Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 108. In the Litoria aruensis group (= Litoria gracilenta group) according to Tyler and Davies, 1978, Aust. J. Zool., Suppl. Ser., 27 (63): 10. Menzies and Tyler, 2004, Aust. J. Zool., 52: 203, partitioned the Litoria gracilenta group and placed this species in the Litoria chloris group. See Davies and McDonald, 1979, Aust. J. Zool., 20: 347-359, and Davies, McDonald, and Adams, 1986, Proc. R. Soc. Victoria, 98: 63-71, for discussion of geographic variation. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 30-31.

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