Limnodynastes salmini Steindachner, 1867

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Myobatrachoidea > Family: Limnodynastidae > Genus: Limnodynastes > Species: Limnodynastes salmini

Limnodynastes salmini Steindachner, 1867, Reise Österreichischen Fregatte Novara, Zool., Amph.: 27. Syntypes: NHMW 14849 (2 specimens) according to Häupl and Tiedemann, 1978, Kat. Wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 2: 24. Type locality: "Australien"; restricted to Cape York, Queensland, Australia, by Cogger, Cameron, and Cogger, 1983, Zool. Cat. Aust., Amph. Rept., 1: 19. Type locality considered "Cap York" by Häupl, Tiedemann, and Grillitsch, 1994, Kat. Wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 9: 28.

English Names

Salmon-striped Frog (Cogger, 1975, Rept. Amph. Australia: 63; Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 104; Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 223; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 94; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 194).

Steindachner's Frog (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 194).


Central inland of New South Wales to coast of northern New South Wales and southeastern Queensland, Australia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Australia

Endemic: Australia


See account by Davies and Watson, 1994, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust., 118: 149–169. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 86–87. Cutajar, Portway, Gillard, and Rowley, 2022, Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus. Online, 36: 20, provided a polygon distribution map.

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