Litoria rivicola (Günther and Richards, 2005)

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

Litoria rivicola Günther and Richards, 2005, Russ. J. Herpetol., 12: 196. Holotype: ZMB 67360, by original designation. Type locality: "near the former Biological Station PUSPPENS-SAT at the '54 km' site along the Nabire-Mapira road, about 30 km direct line SE of Nabire, 750 m a.s.l., 3° 29.517′ S, 135° 43.913′ E, Papua Province, Indonesia".

Dryopsophus rivicola — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 40. 

Ranoidea rivicola — Dubois and Frétey, 2016, Dumerilia, 6: 21. 

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (30 km SE Nabire, 750 m elevation, Papua Province, Indonesia).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region

Endemic: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region


 Inclusion in Litoria by implication of the tree topology of the tree presented in Richards, Tjaturadi, Krey, and Donnellan, 2021, in Telnov et al. (eds.), Biodivers. Biogeography & Nat. Conserv. Wallacea & New Guinea, 4: 19–33. 

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