Litoria watsoni Mahony, Moses, Mahony, Lemckert, and Donnellan, 2020

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pelodryadidae > Subfamily: Litoriinae > Genus: Litoria > Species: Litoria watsoni

Litoria watsoni Mahony, Moses, Mahony, Lemckert, and Donnellan, 2020, Zootaxa, 4858: 219. Holotype: AMS R186898, by original designation. Type locality: "Parma Creek, New South Wales (-35.02062° S, 150.4962° E)". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:82613E60-CEEB-4BCB-8536-007CD888606E

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

Eastern Victoria and south-eastern New South Wales, from 10 km east of Bellbird Creek and 4 km south of Brookville in eastern Victoria, along the eastern fall of the Great Dividing Range north to the Budderoo Plateau, Illawarra Region, New South Wales, Australia. 

Comment

The sister taxon of Litoria littlejohni according to the original publication, where the call was discussed, compared with Litoria littlejohni (with which this species was previously considered a part) and where two subpopulations were noted.  

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