Litoria axillaris Doughty, 2011

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

Litoria axillaris Doughty, 2011, Rec. W. Aust. Mus., 26: 211. Holotype: WAM R171472, by original designation. Type locality: "Australia: Western Australia:, . . . north of the Prince Regent River, Kimberley region (15°17′ 37″ S, 125° 29′ 46″ E)".

English Names

Kimberley Rocket Frog (original publication).


Known only from two localities north of the Prince Regent River: the northernmost records are inland from Prince Fredrick Harbour near the Roe River, Kimberley region, Western Australia.


Most similar to Litoria tornieri according to the original publication. See Ellis, Doughty, and Roberts, 2017, Rec. W. Aust. Mus., 32: 24–25, 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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