Ranoidea mira (Oliver, Rittmeyer, Torkkola, Dahl, Donnellan & Richards, 2021 "2020")

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

Litoria mira Oliver, Rittmeyer, Torkkola, Dahl, Donnellan, and Richards in Oliver, Rittmeyer, Torkkola, Donnellan, Dahl, and Richards, 2021 "2020", Aust. J. Zool., 68: 33. Holotype: SAMA R71114, by original designation. Type locality: "Purari River Basin (7.3518°S, 145.1904°E), Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea, 30 m a.s.l." http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:FE7D1EA3-C01E-433A-9BC7-E67FA5CFC6EF

Ranoidea mira — Here 24 May 2021. DRF has yet to hear a scientific reason for the embrace of paraphyly by Australian amphibian systematists.  

English Names

Chocolate Tree Frog (original publication). 


Lowland swampy rainforest of Papua New Guinea and Papua, Indonesia. 


Formerly considered the non-savanna component of Ranoides caerulea in New Guinea, according to the original publication, where external morphology, advertisement call, and molecular markers were discussed. 

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