Ranoidea wilcoxi (Günther, 1864)

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

Litoria wilcoxii Günther, 1864, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1864: 48. also described as new by Günther, 1864, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 3, 14: 314. Syntypes: BMNH (2 specimens), by original designation; BMNH 1947.2.22.76-77 (formerly 64.7.6.67) according to Condit, 1964, J. Ohio Herpetol. Soc., 4: 96. BMNH 1947.2.22.76 designated lectotype by Donnellan and Mahony, 2004, Aust. J. Zool., 52: 49. Type locality: "Clarence River", New South Wales, Australia.

Hyla (Litoria) wilcoxiKeferstein, 1868, Arch. Naturgesch., 34: 278.

Hyla vinosa Lamb, 1911, Ann. Queensland Mus., 10: 27. Holotype: QM J74. Type locality: "Ithaca Creek, Brisbane", Queensland, Australia. Synonymy by Fry, 1912, Rec. Aust. Mus., 9: 106, Loveridge, 1935, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 78: 51-52; Cogger, Cameron, and Cogger, 1983, Zool. Cat. Aust., Amph. Rept., 1: 46; and Donnellan and Mahony, 2004, Aust. J. Zool., 52: 19.

Hyla lesueuri var. vinosaFry, 1912, Rec. Aust. Mus., 9: 106.

Hyla kinghorni Loveridge, 1950, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 63: 132. Holotype: AMS R13818 (formerly CAS 83234) according to Shea and Sadlier, 1999, Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus., 15: 6. Type locality: "Ulong, northeastern New South Wales", Australia. Synonymy by Cogger, Cameron, and Cogger, 1983, Zool. Cat. Aust., Amph. Rept., 1: 46 ; without discussion; Donnellan and Mahony, 2004, Aust. J. Zool., 52: 19. Synonymy rejected (also with no discussion) by Wells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 5.

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

Litoria vinosaTyler, 1971, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 19: 355. provisional combination.

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

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

English Names

Wilcox's Frog (Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 62).

Ithaca Creek Treefrog (Litoria vinosa [no longer recognized]: Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 60).

Kinghorn's Treefrog (Litoria kinghorni [no longer recognized}; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 59).

Distribution

From the Paluma Range on the Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, south to Hawksbury-Nepean River System in New South Wales, Australia.

Comment

Removed from the synonymy of Litoria lesueuri by Donnellan and Mahony, 2004, Aust. J. Zool., 52: 1 (following Wells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 5, who provided no evidence) where it had been placed by Peters, 1873, Monatsber. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1873: 611; Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 412. See account by Donnellan and Mahony, 2004, Aust. J. Zool., 52: 1-20. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 62-63.

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