Ranoidea daviesae (Mahony, Knowles, Foster, and Donnellan, 2001)

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

Litoria daviesae Mahony, Knowles, Foster, and Donnellan, 2001, Rec. Aust. Mus., 53: 42, Holotype: AMS R153052, by original designation. Type locality: "Cobcroft's Trail, Werrikimbe National Park, New South Wales, 31° 13′ 30″ S 152° 10′ 12″ E", Austraila.

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

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

English Names

Davies's Tree Frog ( Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 56).


In a narrow band on the eastern edge of the tablelands and the great escarpment of the Great Dividing Range, within central-eastern to lower northeastern New South Wales, Australia, from north of the Hunter River to the catchment of the Hastings River, above 400 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Australia

Endemic: Australia


In the Litoria citropa group according to the original publication, formerly confused with Litoria subglandulosa. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 258. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 56–57. Cutajar, Portway, Gillard, and Rowley, 2022, Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus. Online, 36: 24, provided a polygon distribution map (as Litoria daviesae).

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