Ranoidea subglandulosa (Tyler and Anstis, 1983)

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

Litoria glandulosa Tyler and Anstis, 1975, Rec. S. Aust. Mus., 17: 46. Holotype: SAMA R13504, by original designation. Type locality: "Barwick Creek, Point Lookout, near Ebor, New South Wales", Australia. Junior homonym of Litoria glandulosa Bell, 1843.

Litoria subglandulosa Tyler and Anstis, 1983, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust., 107: 130. Replacement name for Litoria glandulosa.

Dryopsophus subglandulosaWells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 5. Disagreement in gender.

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

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

English Names

New England Treefrog (Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 222).

Gold-striped Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 60).

Glandular Tree Frog (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 129; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 56).


Eastern escarpment of the Great Dividing Range from 'The Flags' near Walcha, New South Wales, north to Girraween National Park, Queensland, Australia, at elevations above 600 m.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Australia

Endemic: Australia


In the Litoria citropa group of Tyler and Davies, 1978, Aust. J. Zool., Suppl. Ser., 27 (63): 20. See comment under Litoria daviesae. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 262. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 56–57. Anstis, Rowley, and Altig, 2016, Zootaxa, 4126: 146–150, reported on larval morphology (as Litoria subglandulosa). Cutajar, Portway, Gillard, and Rowley, 2022, Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus. Online, 36: 32, provided a polygon distribution map (as Litoria subglandulosa).

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