Litoria vocivincens Menzies, 1972

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

Litoria vocivincens Menzies, 1972, Herpetologica, 28: 296. Holotype: UP 1957, by original designation. Type locality: "Brown River forestry station, . . . 147° 14′ E; 10° 48′ S, sea level, about 25 miles NW Port Moresby", Central Province, Papua New Guinea.

English Names

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


Coastal lowlands of southeastern Papua New Guinea, between the Purari River and Milne Bay, 0-1000 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


In the Litoria nigropunctata group of Tyler and Davies, 1978, Aust. J. Zool., Suppl. Ser., 27 (63): 37. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 119-120, provided a brief account. Shea and Kraus, 2007, Zootaxa, 1514: 37-60, commented on types.

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