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.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Australia

Endemic: 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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