Hylarana waliesa (Kraus and Allison, 2007)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Hylarana > Species: Hylarana waliesa

Rana waliesa Kraus and Allison, 2007, Herpetol. Monogr., 21: 62. Holotype: BPBM 16387, by original designation. Type locality: "Basima, 9.4683°S, 150.8315°E, 0-10 m, Fergusson Island, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea".

Papurana waliesaFei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Herpetol. Sinica, 12: 34; Oliver, Prendini, Kraus, and Raxworthy, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 90: 190. 

Hylarana waliesa — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 525, by implication.

English Names

None noted.


Fergusson, Goodenough, and Normanby islands, the Pini Range at the west end of Milne Bay, and the southern Owen Stanley Mountains, Milne Bay Province, and Mount Victory in Northern Province, Papua New Guinea.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


In the Rana papua group according to the original publication. The species name is a noun in apposition. Kraus, 2013, Herpetol. Rev., 44: 278, provided a record from Mount Victory, Northern Province, Papua New Guinea.

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