Litoria umbonata Tyler and Davies, 1983

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

Litoria umbonata Tyler and Davies, 1983, Copeia, 1983: 803. Holotype: AMNH 43766, by original designation. Type locality: "Baliem River Valley, 1600 m . . . Irian Jaya [now Papua], . . . New Guinea", Indonesia.

English Names

Baliem River Valley Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 60).


Known only from the region of the type locality (Papua, Indonesia).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region

Endemic: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region


In the Litoria wisselensis group according to the original publication. Günther, 2003, Faun. Abh. Staatl. Mus. Tierkd., Dresden, 24: 212, provided an additional record for this species. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 123, provided a brief account and regarded this as a member of his Litoria rubella group.

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