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.


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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