Litoria aplini Richards and Donnellan, 2020

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pelodryadidae > Subfamily: Litoriinae > Genus: Litoria > Species: Litoria aplini

Litoria aplini Richards and Donnellan, 2020, in Louys et al. (eds.), Rec. Aust. Mus., 5, 72: 327. Holotype: SAMA R71463 by original designation. Type locality: "upper Sepik River catchment, West Sepik Province [= Sandaun Province], Papua New Guinea (4°38.637′S 141°40.747′E, 950 m a.s.l.)". 

English Names

Aplin’s Treefrog (original publication). 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (upper Sepik River catchment, Sandaun Province, Papua New Guinea, 4°38.637′S 141°40.747′E, 950 m elevation)on the northern slopes of the central cordillera of Papua New Guinea

Comment

Most closely related to Litoria iris and Litoria majikthise, according to the original publication. 

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