Litoria gasconi Richards, Oliver, Krey, and Tjaturadi, 2009

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

Litoria gasconi Richards, Oliver, Krey, and Tjaturadi, 2009, Zootaxa, 2277: 2. Holotype: MZB Amph. 15839, by original designation. Type locality: "camp near Marina Valen Village (02° 22.230′ S, 138° 12.753′ E), 500 m a.s.l., southern foothills of the Foja Mountains, Papua Province, Indonesia".

English Names

None noted.


Known from two sites in the vicinity of Marina Valen and Kwerba Villages, in the southern foothills of the Foja Mountain Range, north-central Papua Province, Indonesia; also found in the Prince Alexander Ranges of Papua New Guinea.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region, Papua New Guinea


Most similar to Litoria multiplica according to the original publication. F. Kraus In Oliver, Richards, and Tjaturadi, 2012, Zootaxa, 317842, provided the Papua New Guinea record. Kraus, 2013, Herpetol. Rev., 44: 278, provided a record from the Prince Alexander Mountains, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea.

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