Philoria knowlesi Mahony, Hines, Mahony, and Donnellan, 2022

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Myobatrachoidea > Family: Limnodynastidae > Genus: Philoria > Species: Philoria knowlesi

Philoria knowlesi Mahony, Hines, Mahony, and Donnellan in Mahony, Hines, Bertozzi, Bradford, Mahony, Newell, Clarke, and Donnellan, 2022, Zootaxa, 5104: 229. Holotype: QM J95824, by original designation. Type locality: "at 820 m elevation on Ballow Creek, Mount Barney National Park, south-eastern Qld, [-28.2582, 152.6317]".

English Names

Mt Ballow Mountain Frog (original publication). 


Endemic to Australia; occurs in montane areas above 690 m elevation straddling the Queensland–New South Wales border, from Levers Plateau in the east to Drummer Gully (Mount Barney National Park, Queensland) in the west. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural resident: Australia

Endemic to the political unit: Australia


Advertisement call, comparative morphology, and molecular markers detailed in the original publication, where is was considered to be the sister taxon of Philoria loveridgeiCutajar, Portway, Gillard, and Rowley, 2022, Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus. Online, 36: 38, provided a polygon distribution map. 

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