Mixophyes schevilli Loveridge, 1933

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

Mixophyes fasciolatus schevilli Loveridge, 1933, Occas. Pap. Boston Soc. Nat. Hist., 8: 56. Holotype: MCZ 18150, by original designation. Type locality: "Millaa Millaa, [Bellenden Ker Range,] Atherton Tableland, North Queensland", Australia.

Mixophyes schevilliStraughan, 1968, Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales, 93: 57.


English Names

Northern Barred Frog (Cogger, 1975, Rept. Amph. Australia: 68; Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 104; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 95; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 234).

Northern Barred-frog (Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 223).


Known from three disjunct areas: Big Tableland, Thornton Peak, and the Atherton Tablelands between Lamb Range ain the north and Carmillan Creek in the south, northern Queensland, Australia.


Donnellan, Adams, Hutchinson, and Baverstock, 1993, in Lunney and Ayers (eds.), Herpetology in Australia: 121-126, provided a brief account, revised range, and defined the Mixophyes schevilli complex. 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: 35, provided a polygon distribution map.

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