Uperoleia fusca Davies, McDonald, and Corben, 1986

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Myobatrachoidea > Family: Myobatrachidae > Genus: Uperoleia > Species: Uperoleia fusca

Uperoleia fusca Davies, McDonald, and Corben, 1986, Proc. R. Soc. Victoria, 98: 167. Holotype: SAMA R29596, by original designation. Type locality: "adjacent to southern boundary of Eungella N[ational]. P[ark]., 1.2 km along Crediton road from Broken River Crossing Qld (148°30′ 10 [E], 21°10′ 15 [S])", Queensland, Australia.

English Names

Sandy Gungan (Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 223).

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

Disky Toadlet (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 323).


Coastal region from central Queensland to central coastal New South Wales, Australia.


See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 144–145. Cutajar, Portway, Gillard, and Rowley, 2022, Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus. Online, 36: 44, provided a polygon distribution map.

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