Highland tree frog

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Highland tree frog
WOLLASTON’S TREEFROG Litoria wollastoni (holotype Hyla wollastoni) Setakwa-Utakwa Rivers, Dutch New Guinea, 2nd Wollaston Expedition 1912-1913 (BMNH 1947.2.23.59).jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Pelodryadidae
Genus: Litoria
Species:
L. wollastoni
Binomial name
Litoria wollastoni
(Boulenger, 1914)
Synonyms[2]
  • Hyla wollastoni (Boulenger, 1914)
  • Litoria wollastoni (Menzies and Zweifel, 1974)

The highland tree frog (Litoria wollastoni) is a small frog from New Guinea. Scientists believe it lives in the hills and lower sides of the mountains in both Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.[3][1]

Scientists believe this frog is related to Litoria arfakiana.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Highland Treefrog". Amphibiaweb. April 5, 2002. Retrieved November 19, 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Litoria wollastoni (Boulenger, 1914)". Amphibian Species of the World 6.0, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved October 12, 2020.
  3. Stephen Richards; David Bickford; David Price; Fred Kraus (2004). "Highland Treefrog". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. p. e.T55761A11352000. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55761A11352000.en. Retrieved November 19, 2020.