Litoria balatus Rowley, Mahony, Hines, Myers, Price, Shea, and Donnellan, 2021

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

Litoria balatus Rowley, Mahony, Hines, Myers, Price, Shea, and Donnellan, 2021, Zootaxa, 5071: 27. Holotype: QM J91105, by original designation. Type locality: "a small drainage in the northeastern corner of Anstead Bushland Reserve, near the junction of Mt Crosby and Hawkesbury Roads, Anstead, south-eastern Queensland (-27.5406, 152.8614)". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:E695DE38-387E-41E0-8188-532A907C3BB1

English Names

Slender Bleating Tree Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Southeastern Queensland, Australia, from the Maryborough District in the north to the foothills of the scenic rim west to the Bunya Mountains

Comment

Formerly confused with Litoria dentata; comparative morphology, call, and molecular markers discussed in the original publication. 

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