Ranoidea elkeae (Günther and Richards, 2000)

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

Litoria elkeae Günther and Richards, 2000, Herpetozoa, Wien, 13: 29. Holotype: ZMB 59375, by original designation. Type locality: "100 m from the river Kalibumi at km 35 along the Nabire to Mapia road, Irian Jaya [now Papua], Indonesia".

Litoria elkaeMenzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 107. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

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

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

English Names

None noted.


Northwestern lowlands of Papua (New Guinea), Indonesia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region

Endemic: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region


In the Litoria gracilenta group, most similar to Litoria gracilenta, according to the original publication. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 107, provided a brief account for this species which he included in his Litoria gracilenta complex.

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