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Heleioporus albopunctatus Gray, 1841

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Limnodynastidae > Genus: Heleioporus > Species: Heleioporus albopunctatus

Heleioporus albo-punctatus Gray, 1841, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 1, 7: 91. Holotype: Not stated; BMNH 1947.2.19.19 (formerly 41.2.211) by museum records according to Parker, 1940, Novit. Zool., 42: 39, M.J. Tyler IN Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 394, and Cogger, Cameron, and Cogger, 1983, Zool. Cat. Aust., Amph. Rept., 1: 15. Type locality: "Western Australia".

Heleioforus alleopunctatusKrefft, 1865, Pap. Proc. R. Soc. Tasmania, 1865: 17. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

English Names

White-spotted Burrowing Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 94).

Western Spotted Frog (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 204; Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 54; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 74; Bush, Maryan, Browne-Cooper, and Robinson, 2010, Field Guide Rept. Amph. Perth Region, 2nd Ed.: 34).

Distribution

Restricted to coast and ranges of southwestern Australia from the Murchison River south to Tambellup and east to Frank Hann National Park, Australia.

Comment

See account by Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 54. See brief accounts by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 74-75, and Bush, Maryan, Browne-Cooper, and Robinson, 2010, Field Guide Rept. Amph. Perth Region, 2nd Ed.: 34.

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