Ranoidea manya (Van Beurden and McDonald, 1980)

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

Cyclorana manya Van Beurden and McDonald, 1980, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust., 104: 193. Holotype: QM J34886, by original designation. Type locality: "between Coen airport and Deep Creek crossing, 25 km N. of Coen township (13° 52′ S, 143° 12′ E), Cape York Peninsula, Queensland", Australia.

Neophractops manyaWells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 5.

Litoria (Cyclorana) manyaFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 362.

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

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

English Names

Bleating Water-holding Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 52).

Creek Frog (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 140).

Small Frog (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 166; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 24).

Little Collared-Frog (Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 222).


Central Cape York Peninsula south to northwest-central Queensland, Australia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Australia

Endemic: Australia


Similar to Cyclorana brevipes and Cyclorana longipes according to the original publication. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 24–25. Cutajar, Portway, Gillard, and Rowley, 2022, Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus. Online, 36: 16, provided a polygon distribution map (as Cyclorana manya).

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