"Litoria" obtusirostris Meyer, 1875

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Pelodryadinae > Species: "Litoria" obtusirostris

Litoria obtusirostris Meyer, 1875 "1874", Monatsber. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1874: 139. Type(s): MTD; destroyed in World War II, according to Obst, 1977, Zool. Abh. Staatl. Mus. Tierkd. Dresden, 34: 174. Type locality: "Jobi" (= Japen) I., Geelvink Bay, Papua (New Guinea), Indonesia. Corrected to "Ansus, Jobi" by Obst, 1977, Zool. Abh. Staatl. Mus. Tierkd. Dresden, 34: 174.

Hyla obtusirostrisBoulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 412.

Litoria obtusirostrisTyler, 1971, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 19: 354.

"Litoria" obtusirostris — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 39. Incertae sedis within Pelodryadidae. 

English Names

Jobi Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 60).


Known only from the type locality (Yapen Island, Papua, Indonesia).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region

Endemic: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region


For discussion see Tyler, 1968, Zool. Verh., Leiden, 96: 155.

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