Ranoidea napaea (Tyler, 1968)

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

Hyla napaea Tyler, 1968, Zool. Verh., Leiden, 96: 145. Holotype: AMNH 49659, by original designation. Type locality: "at an altitude of 2830 ft at Camp 2, 3-4 miles south-west of Bernhard Camp, Idenburg River, Snow Mountains, New Guinea", Papua, Indonesia.

Litoria napaeaTyler, 1971, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 19: 354.

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

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

English Names

Snow Mountains Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 60).


Known only from the type locality in the Snow Mountains, and from the Wapoga River catchments 300 km to the west, New Guinea, Papua, Indonesia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region

Endemic: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region


In the monotypic Litoria napaea group of Tyler and Davies, 1978, Aust. J. Zool., Suppl. Ser., 27 (63): 35. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 150-151, provided a brief account.

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