Ranoidea bella (McDonald, Rowley, Richards, and Frankham, 2016)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Pelodryadinae > Genus: Ranoidea > Species: Ranoidea bella

Litoria bella McDonald, Rowley, Richards, and Frankham, 2016, Zootaxa, 4171: 159. Holotype: QM J74476, by original designation. Type locality: "Lankelly Creek, 10 km NE of Coen, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia (13.8869º N; 143.2673ºE, 540 m asl; . . . )." http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:FA8A04EB-BFB0-4320-8E6D-CE28857BEB51

Ranoidea bella — Combination change (27 Oct 2016) to bring into line with  Dubois and Frétey, 2016, Dumerilia, 6: 21

English Names

Cape York Graceful Treefrog (original publication). 


Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia. 


The sister taxon of Ranoidea gracilenta, and previously confused with that species, according to the original publication. Cutajar, Portway, Gillard, and Rowley, 2022, Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus. Online, 36: 22, provided a polygon distribution map (as Litoria bella). 

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