Litoria leucova (Tyler, 1968)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Rediscovered in 1993

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Mount Stolle, Sandaun Province, Papua New Guinea


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Tyler, M. J. (1968). Papuan hylid frogs of the genus Hyla. Zoologische Verhandelingen. Leiden 96: 1-203.

Other references:

Johnston, G. R. and Richards, S. J. (1994). A new species of Litoria (Anura: Hylidae) from New Guinea and a redefinition of Litoria leucova (Tyler, 1968). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum [1944]: 273-279.

Stephen Richards, Allen Allison. (2004). Litoria leucova. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55730A11358824. Downloaded on 12 February 2017.

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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