Leiopelma pakeka

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Leiopelma pakeka


Taxonavigation: Anura 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Leiopelmatidae
Genus: Leiopelma
Species: Leiopelma pakeka


  • Leiopelma pakeka Bell, Daugherty & Hay, 1998
    • Authority for current placement: original
    • Gender: [unchangeable]
    • Original genus: Leiopelma Fitzinger, 1861
    • Original status: valid species
    • Primary type: holotype
      • Fixation: designated
      • Description: 'Female, pale brown, patterned colour type'
      • Repository: MONZ A.86 [AM.000086]
    • Type locality: 'Maud Island, Cook Strait, latitude 41° 01'S, longitude 173° 53'E'


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selected references[edit]

  • Bell, B.D.; Pledger, S.A. 2010: How has the remnant population of the threatened frog Leiopelma pakeka (Anura: Leiopelmatidae) fared on Maud Island, New Zealand, over the past 25 years? Austral ecology, 35(3): 241–256. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2009.02024.x

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Maud Island frog