Crinia sloanei Littlejohn, 1958

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Myobatrachoidea > Family: Myobatrachidae > Genus: Crinia > Species: Crinia sloanei

Crinia sloanei Littlejohn, 1958, Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales, 83: 225. Holotype: AMS R19610, according to Shea and Sadlier, 1999, Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus., 15: 12. Type locality: "temporary pond, on the south bank of the Murray River by the Main Traffic and Railway Bridge adjacent to Tocumwal on Murray, New South Wales", Australia.

Ranidella sloaneiBlake, 1973, Aust. J. Zool., 21: 141; Heyer and Liem, 1976, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 233: 12 ; Wells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 4.

Crinia sloaneiHeyer, Daugherty, and Maxson, 1982, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 95: 426; Read, Keogh, Scott, Roberts, and Doughty, 2001, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 21: 302..

English Names

Sloane's Froglet (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 94; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 297; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 110).


Central New South Wales to north-central Victoria, Australia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Australia

Endemic: Australia


See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 110–111. Cutajar, Portway, Gillard, and Rowley, 2022, Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus. Online, 36: 14, provided a polygon distribution map.

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