Ranoidea maini (Tyler and Martin, 1977)

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

Cyclorana maini Tyler and Martin, 1977, Rec. S. Aust. Mus., 17: 273. Holotype: SAMA R15191, by original designation. Type locality: "Barrow Creek, Northern Territory", Australia.

Litoria (Cyclorana) mainiFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 362.

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

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

English Names

Main's Water-holding Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 52).

Main's Frog (Tyler, Smith, and Johnstone, 1984, Frogs W. Aust.: 34; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 164; Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 44; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 26).

Sheep Frog (Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 44).

Western Collared-Frog (Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 221).

Distribution

Southwestern Northern Territory and northwestern South Australia through central Western Australia to the western coastal region, Australia.

Comment

See account (as Cyclorana maini) by Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 44. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 26–27. See Ellis, Doughty, and Roberts, 2017, Rec. W. Aust. Mus., 32: 20, for comments on the type series.  

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