Pseudophryne major Parker, 1940

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

Pseudophryne major Parker, 1940, Novit. Zool., 42: 98. Holotype: BMNH 1867.3.4.56, by original designation; now renumbered 1947.2.20.24 according to Cogger, Cameron, and Cogger, 1983, Zool. Cat. Aust., Amph. Rept., 1: 27, and Tyler, 1985, in Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 405. Type locality: "Gayndah, S.E. Queensland", Australia.

Gradwellia majorWells and Wellington, 1985, Aust. J. Herpetol., Suppl. Ser., 1: 2.

English Names

Great Brown Broodfrog (Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 223).

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

Large Toadlet (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 277; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 132).


Eastern coastal Queensland, Australia.


See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 132–133.

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