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.

Geographics occurrence

Natural resident: Australia

Endemic to the political unit: 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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