Litoria vivissimia Oliver, Richards, and Donnellan, 2019

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

Litoria vivissimia Oliver, Richards, and Donnellan, 2019, Zootaxa, 4609: 474. Holotype: SAMA R71127, by original designation. Type locality: "Hides Ridge, Hela Province, Papua New Guinea (5.9470°S, 142.7455°E; 2250 m a.s.l.)". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:73CBC38B-8684-4EFC-B527-1220483394BA

 

English Names

Montane Pinocchio Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Known only from a single locality on Hides Ridge, Hela Province, Papua New Guinea, in the karstic Southern Fold Mountains that run along the southern edge of New Guinea’s Central Cordillera. 

Comment

Closely related to Litoria pronimia and Litoria pinocchio according to the original publication. 

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