Papurana garritor (Menzies, 1987)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Papurana > Species: Papurana garritor

Rana garritor Menzies, 1987, Aust. J. Zool., 35: 393. Holotype: UP 1647, by original designation. Type locality: "by forest stream c. 600 m, nr Eilogo Estate, Sogeri, Central Province, Papua New Guinea".

Rana (Papurana) garritorDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 326.

Sylvirana garritorFrost, 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: 370.

Hylarana garritorChe, Pang, Zhao, Wu, Zhao, and Zhang, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 43: 3, by implication.

Papurana garritorFei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Herpetol. Sinica, 12: 34. See comment under Ranidae record.

Papurana daemeli — Oliver, Prendini, Kraus, and Raxworthy, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 90: 187. 

English Names

Eilogo Estate Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 107).

Distribution

Broadly distributed on New Guinea, 0-1500 m elevation; d'Entrecasteaux Islands.

Comment

Prior to the revision of Frost, 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, placed in the Section Hylarana, subsection Hydrophylax, subgenus Papurana of Dubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 326. See also Donnellan, Adams, and Aplin, 1989, Herpetologica, 45: 336-343, for taxonomic concerns. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 71, provided a brief account for New Guinea. Kraus and Allison, 2007, Herpetol. Monogr., 21: 33-75, provided an account. Shea and Kraus, 2007, Zootaxa, 1514: 37-60, commented on types.

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