Pseudophryne dendyi Lucas, 1892

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

Limnodynastes nigro-lutea Howitt, Lucas, and Dendy, 1891, Victoria Nat., Melbourne, 8: 27. Types: Not designated and reported lost by Harrison, 1927, Rec. Aust. Mus., 15: 286. Type locality: "grassy flat near the junction of the two branches of the upper Wellington [River, Victoria, Australia]". Nomen nudum and synonym according to Shea, 1988, Victoria Nat., Melbourne, 105: 152-153.

Pseudophryne dendyi Lucas, 1892, Proc. R. Soc. Victoria, 4: 62. Holotype: deposition not stated; Melbourne University Zoology Department, lost according to Coventry, 1970, Mem. Natl. Mus. Victoria, 31: 116. Type locality: "Upper Wellington River, North Gippsland", Victoria, Australia; see discussion by Shea, 1988, Victoria Nat., Melbourne, 105: 152-153.

English Names

Dendy's Toadlet (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 95).

Southern Toadlet (Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 105; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 272).


Eastern Victoria and extreme southeastern New South Wales, Australia.


Moore, 1961, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 121: 244, provided a detailed review. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 132-133.

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