Ranoidea brongersmai (Loveridge, 1945)

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

Hyla brongersmai Loveridge, 1945, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 58: 56. Holotype: MCZ 15203, by original designation. Type locality: "Parana [=Panara] Valley, central Dutch New Guinea", near Doorman Top, Snow Mountains, Papua (New Guinea), Indonesia.

Litoria brongersmaiTyler, 1971, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 19: 352.

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

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

English Names

Brongersma's Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 59).


Known only from the type locality in the Snow Mountains, Papua, Indonesia (New Guinea).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region

Endemic: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region


See Tyler, 1968, Zool. Verh., Leiden, 96: 54. Questionably in the Litoria becki group according to Tyler and Davies, 1978, Aust. J. Zool., Suppl. Ser., 27 (63): 14. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 134–135, provided a brief account and considered this species to be in his Litoria pratti group.

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