Litoria richardsi Dennis and Cunningham, 2006

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

Litoria richardsi Dennis and Cunningham, 2006, Mem. Queensland Mus., 52: 65. Holotype: SAMA R60283, by original designation. Type locality: "5.5 km west of Tabubil township, Western Province, Papua New Guinea (5° 17′ 30″ S, 141° 11′ 55″ E; Alt. 500 m asl)".

"Litoria" richardsi — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 39. Incertae sedis within Pelodryadidae. See comment. 

English Names

None noted.


Known from the type locality (5.5. km west of Tabubil township, Western Province, Papua New Guinea) and a nearby locality in adjacent Papua, Indonesia (forest adjacent to Tiri River, Mamberamo Drinage, 80 m elevation).

Geographic Occurrence

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


Not assignable to species group according to the original publication. Richards and Donnellan, 2020, in Louys et al. (eds.), Rec. Aust. Mus., 5, 72: 333, suggested on the basis of molecular evidence that Litoria richardsi is the sister taxon of Litoria singadanae, firmly placing it in Litoria

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