Uperoleia saxatilis Catullo, Doughty, Roberts, and Keogh, 2011

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

Uperoleia saxatilis Catullo, Doughty, Roberts, and Keogh, 2011, Zootaxa, 2902: 23. Holotype: WAM R162877, by original designation. Type locality: "Turee Creek (23° 20′ 37.6″ S, 118° 1′ 16.6″ E), Western Australia".

English Names

Pilbara Toadlet (original pubication).


Known only from the Pilbara Craton in association of rocky habitats, Western Australia.


The sister taxon of Uperoleia talpa according to the original publication. See Ellis, Doughty, and Roberts, 2017, Rec. W. Aust. Mus., 32: 19, for comments on the type series. Cutajar, Portway, Gillard, and Rowley, 2022, Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus. Online, 36: 47, provided a polygon distribution map. 

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