Lechriodus papuanus (Roux, 1927)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Phanerotis fletcheri papuana Roux, 1927


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)

Last record: 1927. Rediscovered in 1956 (i.e. Loveridge, 1956) prior to synonymisation



New Guinea


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Roux, J. (1927). Addition à la faune erpétologique de la Nouvelle-Guinée. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 34: 119-125.

Other references:

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

Parker, H. W. (1940). The Australasian frogs of the family Leptodactylidae. Novitates Zoologicae. Tring 42: 1-106.

Scheffers, Brett R., Yong, Ding Li, Harris, J. Berton C., Giam, Xingli and Sodhi, Navjot S. (2011). The world’s rediscovered species: back from the brink? PLoS ONE 6(7): e22531. [Supporting Information (Table S1)]


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