Litoria aurifera Anstis, Tyler, Roberts, Price, and Doughty, 2010

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Pelodryadinae > Genus: Litoria > Species: Litoria aurifera

Litoria aurifera Anstis, Tyler, Roberts, Price, and Doughty, 2010, Zootaxa, 2550: 41. Holotype: WAM R169913, by original designation. Type locality: "a creek near Bachsten Creek, Prince Regent River Nature Reserve, Western Australia (elevation 343 m; 15° 59′ 18.2″ S, 125° 19′ 38.1″ E)".

English Names

Kimberley Rockhole Frog (original publication).


Region including Prince Regent River Nature Reserve and south for about 60 km, Kimberley region of Western Australia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Australia

Endemic: Australia


Most similar to Litoria meiriana according to the original publication. See Ellis, Doughty, and Roberts, 2017, Rec. W. Aust. Mus., 32: 24, for comments on the type series. Cutajar, Portway, Gillard, and Rowley, 2022, Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus. Online, 36: 21, provided a polygon distribution map. 

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