Ranoidea insularis (Richards and Oliver, 2022)

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

Litoria insularis Richards and Oliver, 2022, Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 72: 1068. Holotype: SAMA R64781, by original designation. Type locality: "Vouvou Camp, Nakanai Mountains, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea (5.4456°S, 151.4640°E, 850 m a.s.l.)". https://zoobank.org/82080FFF-4A4F-41FA-90C5-2A9E6CC0267F 

Ranoidea insularis — Here (6 Jan 2023) to conform to the rule of monophyly.

English Names

None noted. 


Known only from the type locality in the Nakanai Mountains in the eastern portion of the island of New Britain I., Papua New Guinea. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


In the Litoria thesaurensis species group (part of Ranoidea: DRF) according to the original publication where comparative morphology and advertisement call were detailed. 

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