Ranoidea jungguy (Donnellan and Mahony, 2004)

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

Litoria jungguy Donnellan and Mahony, 2004, Aust. J. Zool., 52: 21. Holotype: SAMA R35305, by original designation. Type locality: "Tinaroo Falls Dam, Queensland, 17° 11′ S, 145° 34′ E".

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

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

English Names

Jungguy Frog (Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 62).


Rainforests of the Barron River drainage, and river drainages flowing east of the Atherton Tablelands south along the coast to the Murray River, approximately 20 km south of Tully, northern Queensland; an apparently isolated population in the Broken River catchment in mid-east Queensland.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Australia

Endemic: Australia


In the Litoria lesueuri group according to the original publication. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 616. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 62-63. Bell, MacKenzie, Hickerson, Chavarría, Cunningham, Williams, and Moritz, 2012, Proc. R. Soc. London, Ser. B, Biol. Sci., 279: 991–999, reported on molecular phylogeography. Cutajar, Portway, Gillard, and Rowley, 2022, Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus. Online, 36: 26, provided a polygon distribution map (as Litoria jungguy). 

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