Litoria bulmeri (Tyler, 1968)

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

Hyla bulmeri Tyler, 1968, Zool. Verh., Leiden, 96: 56. Holotype: SAMA R5625, by original designation. Type locality: " an altitude of approximately 7300 ft at Glkm, upper Aunjung Valley, Schrader Mountains, Eastern Mountains, [Madang Province, Papua] New Guinea".

Litoria bulmeriTyler, 1971, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 19: 352.

Dryopsophus bulmeri — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 40. 

Ranoidea bulmeri — Dubois and Frétey, 2016, Dumerilia, 6: 21. 

English Names

Bulmer's Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 59).


Known only from two localities on opposite sides of the central ranges, Schrader Mountains to the north and upper Fly River catchment, 1500-2000 m elevation, Papua New Guinea.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


In the Litoria bulmeri group of Tyler and Davies, 1978, Aust. J. Zool., Suppl. Ser., 27 (63): 17. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 135, provided a brief account and considered this species to be in his Litoria pratti group. Inclusion in Litoria by implication of the tree topology of the tree presented in Richards, Tjaturadi, Krey, and Donnellan, 2021, in Telnov et al. (eds.), Biodivers. Biogeography & Nat. Conserv. Wallacea & New Guinea, 4: 19–33. 

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