Pseudophryne corroboree Moore, 1953

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Myobatrachoidea > Family: Myobatrachidae > Genus: Pseudophryne > Species: Pseudophryne corroboree

Pseudophryne corroboree Moore, 1953, Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales, 78: 179. Holotype: AMS R13103, by original designation. Type locality: "Towong Hill Station, Corryong, Victoria . . . near the Victoria-New South Wales border, about 25 miles north-west of Mount Kosciusko", Australia; corrected to Round Mountain, New South Wales [Australia] by Colefax, 1956, Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales, 80: 258-266.

Pseudophryne corroboreeHeyer and Liem, 1976, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 233: 12.

English Names

Corroboree Toadlet (Moore, 1961, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 121: 248; Cochran, 1961, Living Amph. World: 94; Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 105).

Corroboree Frog (Cogger, 1975, Rept. Amph. Australia: 77; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 95; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 270; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 134).


Snowy Mountains of southeastern New South Wales and Australian Capitol Territory, Australia.


Morgan, Hunter, Pietsch, Osborne, and Keogh, 2008, Mol. Ecol., 17: 3448-3463, reported on genetic variation. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 463. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 134-135.

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