Litoria dorsalis Macleay, 1878



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hyla dorsalis Macleay, 1877


Conservation Status

Last record: 1877

Rediscovered in 1956

IUCN RedList status: Least Concern



Papua New Guinea


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Macleay, W. J. (1878). The batrachians of the "Chevert" Expedition. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 2: 135–138.

Other references:

Loveridge, Arthur. (1956). Rediscovery of Hyla dorsalis and Lechriodus papuanus in New Guinea. Breviora 55: 1-4.

Stephen Richards, David Bickford. 2004. Litoria dorsalis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55719A11355910. Downloaded on 12 February 2017.

Tyler, M.J. 1968. Papuan hylid frogs of the genus Hyla. Zoologische Verhandelingen: 1-203.


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