Litoria majikthise Johnston and Richards, 1994

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

Litoria majikthise Johnston and Richards, 1994, Mem. Queensland Mus., 37: 274. Holotype: SAMA R 44093, by original designation. Type locality: "6 km SSW Tabubil, Western Province, Papua New Guinea, 5° 18′ S, 141° 12′ E".

English Names

None noted.


Altitudes of 550 to 1200 m in the headwaters of the south draining Ok Tedi in the Star Mountains, Western Province, Papua New Guinea.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


In the Litoria nigropunctata group according to the original publication. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 144-145, provided a brief account and included this in his Litoria iris group. Shea and Kraus, 2007, Zootaxa, 1514: 37-60, commented on the paratypes.

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