Litoria raniformis

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Litoria raniformis


Taxonavigation: Anura 

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

Familia: Hylidae
Subfamilia: Pelodryadinae
Genus: Litoria
Species: Litoria raniformis


Litoria raniformis (Keferstein, 1867)

Type locality: "New South Wales?", Australia.

Holotype: ZIUG 93h (collection now transferred to ZFMK) and presumed lost.


  • Chirodryas raniformis Keferstein, 1867
  • Hyla aurea raniformisParker, 1938
  • Hyla aurea major Copland, 1957
  • Hyla aureus raniformisCopland, 1963
  • Litoria aurea raniformisTyler
  • Litoria raniformis — Courtice and Grigg, 1975
  • Ranoidea major — Wells and Wellington, 1985
  • Ranoidea raniformis — Wells and Wellington, 1985


primary references[edit]

  • Keferstein, 1867, Nachr. Ges. Wiss. Göttingen, 18: 358.

selected references[edit]

New Zealand references[edit]


  • Frost, Darrel R. 2014. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. Electronic Database accessible at [1]. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Litoria raniformis . Accessed on 29 Apr 2008.
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Litoria raniformis (Endangered) Downloaded on 27 April 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: blue-thighed treefrog, southern bell frog, warty swamp frog, growling grass frog