Ranoidea pratti (Boulenger, 1911)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pelodryadidae > Subfamily: Pelodryadinae > Genus: Ranoidea > Species: Ranoidea pratti

Hyla pratti Boulenger, 1911, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 8, 8: 55. Syntypes: BMNH 1947.2.23.54-56 (formerly 1909.10.30.25-27) (Wendessi), 1947.2.23.57-58 (formerly 1911.3.29.1-2) (Arfak Mountains) according to Condit, 1964, J. Ohio Herpetol. Soc., 4: 94. Type locality: "Wendessi ... [and] Arfak Mountains at an altitude of 8000 feet", Vogelkop Peninsula, Papua (New Guinea), Indonesia.

Hyla montana prattiLoveridge, 1948, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 101: 397.

Litoria prattiTyler, 1971, Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 19: 354.

Dryopsophus pratti — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 40.

Ranoidea pratti — Dubois and Frétey, 2016, Dumerilia, 6: 21. 

English Names

Pratt's Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 60).


Known only from the type localities on the Vogelkop Peninsula, Papua (New Guinea), Indonesia.


For discussion see Tyler, 1968, Zool. Verh., Leiden, 96: 157. In the Litoria becki group of Tyler and Davies, 1978, Aust. J. Zool., Suppl. Ser., 27 (63): 14. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 139, provided a brief account and considered this species to be in his Litoria pratti group and who also implied that the Wendessi locality was not assignable to this species.

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