Ranoidea cultripes (Parker, 1940)

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

Cyclorana cultripes Parker, 1940, Novit. Zool., 42: 22. Holotype: BMNH 1908.2.25,33, by original designation; renumbered BMNH 1947.2.18.45 according to Cogger, Cameron, and Cogger, 1983, Zool. Cat. Aust., Amph. Rept., 1: 36. Type locality: "Alexandria [Station], N[orthern]. T[erritory].", Australia.

Litoria (Cyclorana) cultripesFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 362.

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

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

English Names

Olive Water-holding Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 52).

Knife-footed Frog (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 140; Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 42; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 26).

Desert Collared-Frog (Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 221).


Northeastern Western Australia thence east through the southern and central Northern Territory to southwestern and central Queensland, northern New South Wales, and northeastern South Australia, Australia.


See Tyler and Martin, 1977, Rec. S. Aust. Mus., 17: 261–276, and Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 42, for accounts. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 26–27. Cutajar, Portway, Gillard, and Rowley, 2022, Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus. Online, 36: 15, provided a polygon distribution map (as Cyclorana cultripes).

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