Mixophyes fasciolatus Günther, 1864

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Myobatrachoidea > Family: Myobatrachidae > Genus: Mixophyes > Species: Mixophyes fasciolatus

Mixophyes fasciolatus Günther, 1864, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1864: 46. also described as new by Günther, 1864, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 3, 14: 312. Syntypes: BMNH 1947.2.19.89-90 (formerly 1862.10.26.3, BMNH 1947.2.19.89 designated lectotype by Corben and Ingram, 1987, Mem. Queensland Mus., 25: 236. Type locality: "Clarence River", New South Wales, Australia.

Hyla fenestrata De Vis, 1884, Proc. R. Soc. Queensland, 1: 128. Syntypes: Not designated, presumably in QM. Type locality: "Tweed River", New South Wales, Australia. Synonymy by Boulenger, 1885, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 5, 16: 387.

Mixophyes fasciolatus fasciolatusLoveridge, 1933, Occas. Pap. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist., 8: 56; Loveridge, 1935, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 78: 10; Parker, 1940, Novit. Zool., 42: 13.


English Names

Great Barred Frog (Cogger, 1975, Rept. Amph. Australia: 67; Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 223; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 94).

Great Barred Frog (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 229).


Southeastern coast of Queensland and northern two-thirds of the coast of New South Wales, Australia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Australia

Endemic: Australia


See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 124–125. Cutajar, Portway, Gillard, and Rowley, 2022, Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus. Online, 36: 34, provided a polygon distribution map.

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