Litoria everetti (Boulenger, 1897)

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

Hyla Everetti Boulenger, 1897, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 6, 19: 509. Syntypes: "numerous specimens"—BMNH 1947.2.23.60–65 (Savu) (formerly 1897.6.21.106–111) and 1947.2.23.66–67 (formerly 1897.6.21.104–05) (Sumba), according to Condit, 1964, J. Ohio Herpetol. Soc., 4: 90; NHMW 19509.1–3 also considered syntypes by Häupl and Tiedemann, 1978, Kat. Wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 2: 19, and Häupl, Tiedemann, and Grillitsch, 1994, Kat. Wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 9: 23. Type locality: "Sumba and Savu" islands, Indonesia; restricted to "Sumba" by Forcart, 1953, Verh. Naturforsch. Ges. Basel, 64: 362.

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

English Names

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


Lesser Sunda Islands of Timor, Alor, Savu, and Sumba, Indonesia, 0–1500 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: East Timor, Indonesia


See Tyler, 1968, Zool. Verh., Leiden, 96: 90. In the Litoria peronii group of Tyler and Davies, 1978, Aust. J. Zool., Suppl. Ser., 27 (63): 39. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 104, provided a brief account for this species which he included in his Litoria amboinensis complex. O'Shea, Sanchez, Kathriner, Mecke, Carvalho, Ribeiro, Soares, Araujo, and Kaiser, 2015, Asian Herpetol. Res., 6: 81–82, detailed the range in East Timor. 

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