Litoria capitula (Tyler, 1968)

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

Hyla capitula Tyler, 1968, Zool. Verh., Leiden, 96: 64. Holotype: RMNH 5317, by original designation. Type locality: "Samlakki, Tenimber Island", Moluccan Is., Indonesia.

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

English Names

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


Tenimber Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia

Endemic: Indonesia


In the Litoria rubella group of Tyler and Davies, 1978, Aust. J. Zool., Suppl. Ser., 27 (63): 41. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 149, provided a brief account.

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