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Heleioporus inornatus Lee and Main, 1954

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

Heleioporus inornatus Lee and Main, 1954, W. Aust. Nat., 4: 157. Holotype: Univ. W. Aust. 155/54, by original designation; now WAM R11428, according to M.J. Tyler IN Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 395, and Cogger, Cameron, and Cogger, 1983, Zool. Cat. Aust., Amph. Rept., 1: 16. Type locality: "Beechina, Western Australia".

Perialia inornatusWells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 3. Disagreement in gender.

English Names

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

Plains Frog (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 210).

Whooping Frog (Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 76).

Brown Whooping Frog (Bush, Maryan, Browne-Cooper, and Robinson, 2010, Field Guide Rept. Amph. Perth Region, 2nd Ed.: 37).

Distribution

Southwestern Western Australia: Darling Range from Chidlow south to the vicinity of Margaret River, and along the south east east almost to Albany.

Comment

See account by Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 57. See brief accounts by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 76-77, and Bush, Maryan, Browne-Cooper, and Robinson, 2010, Field Guide Rept. Amph. Perth Region, 2nd Ed.: 37.

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