Litoria chloronota (Boulenger, 1911)

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

Hylella chloronota Boulenger, 1911, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 8, 8: 55. Syntypes: BMNH 1947.2.31.20–21 (formerly 1911.3.29.3–4) according to Condit, 1964, J. Ohio Herpetol. Soc., 4: 89. Type locality: "Arfak Mountains at an altitude of 8000 feet", Vogelkop Peninsula, Papua (New Guinea), Indonesia.

Hyla chloronotaBarbour, 1912, Mem. Mus. Comp. Zool., 44: 177.

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

English Names

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


Known only from the Arfak Mountains, Papua (New Guinea), Indonesia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region

Endemic: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region


See Tyler, 1968, Zool. Verh., Leiden, 96: 66, and Menzies, 1993, Aust. J. Zool., 41: 225–255. In the Litoria bicolor group of Tyler and Davies, 1978, Aust. J. Zool., Suppl. Ser., 27 (63): 14. In the Litoria nigropunctata group according to Menzies, 1993, Aust. J. Zool., 41: 225-255. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 141, provided a brief account and included this in his Litoria iris group.

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