Ranoidea citropa (Péron, 1807)

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

Hyla citripoda Péron, 1807, Voy. Decouvertes aux Terres Aust., 1: 407. Holotype: Not stated but likely the same type as "Dendrohyas citropa Tschudi" (see below). Type locality: "Paramatta . . . Nouvelle-Hollande", New South Wales, Australia.

Dendrohyas citropaTschudi, 1838, Classif. Batr.: 34, 75. Explicit subsequent usage and incorrect subsequent spelling. Regarded as a new name by Duméril and Bibron, 1841, Erp. Gen., 8: 600, and Roux-Estève, 1979, Bull. Trim. Soc. Geol. Normandie et Amies Mus. Harve, 66: 26, who regarded the holotype as MNHNP 4854, and the type locality: "Port Jackson", New South Wales, Australia. The current Code of Zoological Nomenclature (1999), Art. 33.3.1, preserves the "prevailing usage" of incorrect subsequent spellings, which is clearly "citropa" and not "citripoda".

Hyla citropaTschudi, 1838, Classif. Batr.: 34, 75. Duméril and Bibron, 1841, Erp. Gen., 8: 600.

Hyla (Dryopsophus) citropaFitzinger, 1843, Syst. Rept.: 30.

Hyla citropusKrefft, 1863, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1863: 388. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

Hyla jenolanensis Copland, 1957, Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales, 82: 97. Holotype: AMS R14412, by original designation. Type locality: "creek bed near Bottomless Pit, Jenolan Caves, N[ew]. S[outh]. W[ales].", Australia. With no discussion, considered a synonym of Litoria citropa by Cogger, Cameron, and Cogger, 1983, Zool. Cat. Aust., Amph. Rept., 1: 41; this was not accepted by Wells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 5, although subsequently Cogger's synonymy has gained general acceptance.

Hyla genolanensisCochran, 1961, Living Amph. World: 88. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

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

Litoria jenolanensisTyler, 1971, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 19: 353.

Dryopsophus citropaWells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 5.

Dryopsophus jenolanesisWells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 5.

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

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

English Names

Blue Mountains Tree Frog (Moore, 1961, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 121: 272; Cogger, 1975, Rept. Amph. Australia: 92; Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 62; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 124; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 56).

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

New South Wales Treefrog (Litoria jenolanensis [no longer recognized]: Cochran, 1961, Living Amph. World: 88).

Jenolan Caves Treefrog (Litoria jenolanensis [no longer recognized]: Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 59).

Distribution

Rocky streams in dense forest in the extreme east of Victoria and southeastern New South Wales and Victoria in southeastern Australia.

Comment

In the Litoria citropa group of Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 108. See also Tyler and Anstis, 1975, Rec. S. Aust. Mus., 17: 41. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 56-57.

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