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Litoria arfakiana

Taxonomic Details

 Domain: Eukarya
  Kingdom: Animalia
   Superphylum: Deuterostomia
    Phylum: Chordata
     Subphylum: Vertebrata
      Class: Reptilia
       Order: Anura
        Family: Hylidae
         Genus: Litoria
          Species: arfakiana
Original Description:
Current Status: Valid
Accepted Name: Litoria arfakiana

Alternate Spellings and Combinations:
None

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References (26)

Reference Citation
Brand, Janette C.; Thomas, Diana E.; Hyndman, David 1991 Composition of the subsistence foods of the Wopkaimin people of Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea Medical Journal. 34(1):35-48.
Dessauer, Herbert C.; Gartside, Donald F.; Zweifel, Richard G. 1977 Protein electrophoresis and the systematics of some New Guinea hylid frogs (Genus Litoria) Systematic Zoology. 26(4):426-436.
Frost, D. 1985 Amphibian species of the world, a taxonomic and geographic reference Allen Press and The Association of Systematics Collections, Lawrence, Kansas. 732pp.
Gressitt, J.L.; Nadkarni, Nalini 1978 Guide to Mt Kaindi: background to montane New Guinea ecology Wau Ecology Institute Handbook. 5:135Wau Ecology Institute, Wau, Papua New Guinea. 135pp.
Günther, Rainer 2004 Description of a new treefrog species from western New Guinea showing extreme color polymorphism (Anura, Hylidae, Litoria) Mitteilungen aus dem Museum fur Naturkunde in Berlin. Zoologische Reihe. 80(2):251-260.
Günther, Rainer 2003 Notable distribution records of New Guinean frog species and genera beyond their known ranges (Amphibia: Anura) Faunistische Abhandlungen (Dresden). 24:206-216.
Hedemark, Michael; Hamilton, Steve; Takeuchi, Wayne 1997 Report on the first Bismarck-Ramu Biological Survey with sociological and logistical comments Department of Environment and Conservation/United Nations Development Programme - OPS-PNG/93/G31 Biodiversity Conservation and Resource Management Program, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. NEED DETAILS
Hyndman, David C. 1984 Hunting and classification of game animals among the Wopkaimin Oceania. 54(4):289-309.
Hyndman, David C. 1982 Biotope gradient in a diversified New Guinea subsistence system Human Ecology. 10(2):219-259.
Kraus, Fred; Allison, Allen 2004 New records of reptiles and amphibians from Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea Herpetological Review. 35:413-418.
Kuramoto, Mitsuru 1990 A list of chromosome numbers of anuran amphibians Bulletin of Fukuoka University of Education. 39(3):83-127.
Liem, David S. 1978 Annotated bibliography of the wildlife and plants in areas to be affected by the proposed OK Tedi copper mining venture (A report for the OK Tedi Environmental Task Force) Wildlife in Papua New Guinea. 78(14):1-14.
Martens, Harald 1992 Froschlurche aus Papua-Neuguinea Herpetofauna. 14(79):18-24.
Menzies, J.I. 1979 Trouble with frogs: a taxonomist's problems in New Guinea Recorded Sound. .
Menzies, J.I.; Russell, L.; Tyler, Michael J.; Mountain, M.-J. 2002 Fossil frogs from the central highlands of Papua New Guinea Alcheringa. 26:341-351.
Menzies, James I. 1976 Handbook of common New Guinea frogs Wau Ecology Institute, Handbook 1, Wau, Papua New Guinea. 74pp.
Menzies, James I.; Tippett, Joanna 1976 Chromosome numbers of Papuan hylid frogs and the karyotype of Litoria infrafrenata (Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae) Journal of Herpetology. 10(3):167-173.
Menzies, James I.; Zweifel, Richard G. 1976 Specific identity of specimens in the type series of the Papuan hylid frog Litoria arfakiana Annali del Museo Civico Storia Naturale di Genova `Giacomo Doria'. 81:17-21.
Menzies, James I.; Zweifel, Richard G. 1974 Systematics of Litoria arfakiana of New Guinea and sibling species (Salientia, Hylidae) American Museum Novitates. 2558:1-16.
Tyler, Michael J. 1972 Endochondral ossification of the hyoid plate in Australo-Papuan hylid frogs Zoologischer Anzeiger. 189(5-6):331-336.
Tyler, Michael J. 1979 Redefinition and evolutionary origin of the Australopapuan hylid frog genus Nyctimystes Stejneger Australian Journal of Zoology. 27(5):755-772.
Tyler, Michael J. 1999 Distribution patterns of amphibians and reptiles Patterns of distribution of amphibians. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore. 541-563pp.
Tyler, Michael J.; Davies, Margaret 1978 Phylogenetic relationships of Australian hyline and Neotropical phyllomedusine frogs of the family Hylidae Herpetologica. 34(2):219-224.
Tyler, Michael J.; Davies, Margaret 1978 Species-groups within the Australopapuan frog genus Litoria Tschudi Australian Journal of Zoology, Supplementary Series,. 63:1-47.
Zweifel, Richard G. 1980 Results of the Archbold Expeditions. No. 103. Frogs and lizards from the Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 165:387-434, figures 1-14, 1 table.
Zweifel, Richard G.; Tyler, Michael J. 1982 Amphibia of New Guinea Biogeography and ecology of New Guinea. 42:759-801Dr W. Junk, The Hague. 759-801pp.

Specimens (120)

CollectionCatalogLocalityCollectorDate
Vertebrate Zoology 14455 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, Poverty Creek, vicinity of WauA Allison AA 900212/02/1982
Vertebrate Zoology 14456 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, Poverty Creek, vicinity of WauA Allison AA 900312/02/1982
Vertebrate Zoology 14457 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, Poverty Creek, vicinity of WauA Allison AA 1228711/15/1986
Vertebrate Zoology 14458 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, Poverty Creek, vicinity of WauA Allison AA 1229011/15/1986
Vertebrate Zoology 14459 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, Poverty Creek, vicinity of WauA Allison AA 900112/02/1982
Vertebrate Zoology 14460 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, Poverty Creek, vicinity of WauA Allison AA 1229111/15/1986
Vertebrate Zoology 14461 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, Poverty Creek, vicinity of WauA Allison AA 1228811/15/1986
Vertebrate Zoology 14462 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, Poverty Creek, vicinity of WauA Allison AA 1228611/15/1986
Vertebrate Zoology 17098 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Bunisi Village; F Kraus and B Uruwa FK 738902/16/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17099 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Uga River near [=N of] Bunisi Village; F Kraus and local collectors FK 748902/22/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17100 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Uga River near [=N of] Bunisi Village; F Kraus and local collectors FK 749002/22/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17101 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Uga River near [=N of] Bunisi Village; F Kraus and local collectors FK 749102/22/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17102 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Uga River near [=N of] Bunisi Village; F Kraus and local collectors FK 749202/22/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17103 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Uga River near [=N of] Bunisi Village; F Kraus and local collectors FK 749702/22/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17104 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Uga River near [=N of] Bunisi Village; F Kraus and local collectors FK 749802/22/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17105 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Uga River near [=N of] Bunisi Village; F Kraus and local collectors FK 749902/22/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17106 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Uga River near [=N of] Bunisi Village; F Kraus and local collectors FK 750002/22/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17107 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Uga River near [=N of] Bunisi Village; F Kraus and local collectors FK 750102/22/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17108 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Uga River near [=N of] Bunisi Village; F Kraus and local collectors FK 750202/22/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17109 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Uga River near [=N of] Bunisi Village; F Kraus and local collectors FK 750402/22/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17110 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Uga River near [=N of] Bunisi Village; F Kraus and local collectors FK 750502/22/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17111 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Siyomu Village, [N of] Bunisi; F Kraus FK 754702/23/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17112 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Uga River near [=W of] Gasu Village [=Gatu]F Kraus and B Uruwa FK 760602/24/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17113 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Uga River near [=W of] Gasu Village [=Gatu]F Kraus and B Uruwa FK 760702/24/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17114 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Uga River near [=W of] Gasu Village [=Gatu]F Kraus and B Uruwa FK 760902/24/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17115 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Uga River near [=W of] Gasu Village [=Gatu]F Kraus and B Uruwa FK 761002/24/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17116 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Uga River near [=W of] Gasu Village [=Gatu]F Kraus and B Uruwa FK 761102/24/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17117 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Bunisi Village; F Kraus FK 763602/24/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17118 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Bunisi Village; F Kraus and B Uruwa FK 763702/24/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17119 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Bunisi Village; F Kraus and B Uruwa FK 763802/24/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17120 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Bunisi Village; F Kraus and B Uruwa FK 763902/24/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17121 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Bunisi Village; F Kraus and B Uruwa FK 764102/24/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17122 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Bunisi Village; F Kraus and B Uruwa FK 764202/24/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17123 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Bunisi Village; F Kraus and B Uruwa FK 764302/24/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17124 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Bunisi Village; F Kraus and B Uruwa FK 764502/24/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 17125 Milne Bay Prov. Papua New Guinea Etakaba Creek, near "Camp 5"; F Kraus and B Uruwa FK 775002/26/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18464 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Woitape; F Kraus FK 792301/10/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18465 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Woitape; F Kraus FK 792401/10/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18466 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Woitape; F Kraus FK 792501/10/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18467 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Woitape, 1.2 km E; F Kraus FK 797002/10/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18468 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Woitape, 1.2 km E; F Kraus FK 797102/10/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18469 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Fane, 1.5 km S, Hane Stream (hydro intake); F Kraus FK 801003/10/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18470 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Fane, 1.5 km S, Hane Stream (hydro intake); F Kraus FK 801103/10/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18471 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Fane, 1.5 km S, Hane Stream (hydro intake); F Kraus FK 801203/10/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18472 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Fane, 2.3 km SSW, Pandanus gardenF Kraus FK 803804/10/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18473 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Fane, 1.5 km S, Hane Stream (hydro intake); F Kraus FK 808105/10/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18474 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Fane, 1.5 km S, Hane Stream (hydro intake); F Kraus FK 808205/10/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18475 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Dorobisoro, 1.5 - 2.0 km E (by air along road); F Kraus FK 812307/10/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18476 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Dorobisoro, 1.5 km E (by air along road); F Kraus FK 816808/10/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18477 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Dorobisoro, 1.5 km E (by air along road); F Kraus FK 816908/10/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18478 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Shungol, 5.6 km (by air) NW of summit, Camp 1; F Kraus FK 824810/16/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18479 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Shungol, 5.6 km (by air) NW of summit, Camp 1; F Kraus FK 824910/16/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18480 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Shungol, 5.6 km (by air) NW of summit, Camp 1; F Kraus FK 834810/18/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18481 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Shungol, 5.6 km (by air) NW of summit, Camp 1; F Kraus FK 836010/18/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18482 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Shungol, 5.6 km (by air) NW of summit, Camp 1; F Kraus FK 836110/18/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18483 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Shungol, 5.6 km (by air) NW of summit, Camp 1; F Kraus FK 836210/18/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18484 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Shungol, 5.1 km (by air) NW of summit, Fence 1 area; F Kraus FK 837410/18/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18485 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Shungol, 5.6 km (by air) NW of summit, Camp 1; F Kraus FK 838910/18/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18486 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Shungol, 5.6 km (by air) NW of summit, Camp 1; F Kraus FK 839010/18/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18487 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Shungol, 5.6 km (by air) NW of summit, Camp 1; F Kraus FK 839110/18/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 18488 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Shungol, 5.6 km (by air) NW of summit, Camp 1; F Kraus FK 869910/25/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 19243 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Laronu; F Kraus FK 877801/25/2004
Vertebrate Zoology 19244 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Laronu; F Kraus FK 882201/26/2004
Vertebrate Zoology 19245 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Laronu; F Kraus FK 884901/27/2004
Vertebrate Zoology 19246 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Laronu; F Kraus FK 885001/27/2004
Vertebrate Zoology 19247 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Laronu; F Kraus FK 885101/27/2004
Vertebrate Zoology 19248 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Obree, "Camp 1", (place name Siruohu); F Kraus FK 887501/28/2004
Vertebrate Zoology 19249 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Obree, "Camp 1", (place name Siruohu); F Kraus FK 895401/31/2004
Vertebrate Zoology 19251 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Obree, "Stream 3" SE of "Camp 2"; F Kraus FK 901804/02/2004
Vertebrate Zoology 19255 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Obree, Mabiri Stream ("Stream 1"); F Kraus FK 916311/02/2004
Vertebrate Zoology 19256 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Obree, Mabiri Stream ("Stream 1"); "J A" FK 916411/02/2004
Vertebrate Zoology 19257 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Laronu; F Kraus FK 918912/02/2004
Vertebrate Zoology 19258 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Laronu; F Kraus FK 919012/02/2004
Vertebrate Zoology 19259 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Laronu; F Kraus FK 923902/13/2004
Vertebrate Zoology 19260 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Laronu; F Kraus FK 924002/13/2004
Vertebrate Zoology 19261 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Laronu; F Kraus FK 924102/13/2004
Vertebrate Zoology 19262 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Laronu; F Kraus FK 924202/13/2004
Vertebrate Zoology 19263 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Laronu; F Kraus FK 924302/13/2004
Vertebrate Zoology 19264 Central Prov. Papua New Guinea Laronu; F Kraus FK 930102/15/2004
Vertebrate Zoology 2146786176 Bunisi VillageF Kraus FK 736002/16/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 2146786304 Uga River near [=N of] Bunisi VillageF Kraus FK 750302/22/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 2146786176 Bunisi VillageF Kraus FK 735902/16/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 2146786432 Uga River near [=W of] Gasu Village [=Gatu]F Kraus FK 760802/24/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 2146786432 Bunisi VillageF Kraus FK 764002/24/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 2146786432 Bunisi VillageF Kraus FK 764402/24/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 2146786176 Bunisi VillageF Kraus FK 735802/16/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 2146788224 Mt. Shungol, 5.6 km (by air) NW of summit, Camp 1F Kraus FK 853610/21/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 2146788480 Mt. Shungol, 5.35 km (by air) NW of summit, halfway between Camp 1 and Fence 1F Kraus FK 870010/25/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 2146788224 Mt. Shungol, 5.6 km (by air) NW of summit, Camp 1F Kraus FK 853810/21/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 2146787712 Woitape, 1.2 km EF Kraus FK 797202/10/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 2146787840 Fane, 1.5 km S, Hane Stream (hydro intake)F Kraus FK 808305/10/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 2146788224 Mt. Shungol, 5.6 km (by air) NW of summit, Camp 1F Kraus FK 853710/21/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 2146788096 Mt. Shungol, 5.1 km (by air) NW of summit, Fence 1 areaF Kraus FK 843010/19/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 2146789376 [unknown]F Kraus FK 924602/13/2004
Vertebrate Zoology 2146789376 [unknown]F Kraus FK 924402/13/2004
Vertebrate Zoology 2146788864 [unknown]F Kraus FK 884801/27/2004
Vertebrate Zoology 2146789376 [unknown]F Kraus FK 924502/13/2004
Vertebrate Zoology 23148 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, Poverty Creek, vicinity of WauA Allison AA 1228911/15/1986
Vertebrate Zoology 23643 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, (Camp 1)A Allison AA 1279708/17/1987
Vertebrate Zoology 23644 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, (Camp 1)A Allison AA 1279808/17/1987
Vertebrate Zoology 23645 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, (Camp 1)A Allison AA 1279908/17/1987
Vertebrate Zoology 23648 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, (Camp 1)A Allison AA 1280208/17/1987
Vertebrate Zoology 23672 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. MissimA Allison AA 1293708/28/1987
Vertebrate Zoology 24256 : TO BE RECEIVED… ; F Kraus no FK #03/10/2003
Vertebrate Zoology 3695 unknown unknown unknown exact locality unknown? --
Vertebrate Zoology 5683 Madang Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Mengam, ca. 21 km NNW of WanumaG B Opit --11/03/1974
Vertebrate Zoology 5697 : TO BE RECEIVED… ; G B Opit --03/18/1974
Vertebrate Zoology 5698 : TO BE RECEIVED… ; G B Opit --03/18/1974
Vertebrate Zoology 8434 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, Poverty Creek, vicinity of WauA Allison AA 911612/02/1982
Vertebrate Zoology 8435 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, Poverty Creek, vicinity of WauA Allison AA 911712/02/1982
Vertebrate Zoology 8436 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, Poverty Creek, vicinity of WauA Allison AA 911812/02/1982
Vertebrate Zoology 8437 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, Poverty Creek, vicinity of WauA Allison AA 911912/02/1982
Vertebrate Zoology 8438 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, Poverty Creek, vicinity of WauA Allison AA 912012/02/1982
Vertebrate Zoology 8439 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, Poverty Creek, vicinity of WauA Allison AA 912112/02/1982
Vertebrate Zoology 8446 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, Poverty Creek, vicinity of WauA Allison AA 912812/02/1982
Vertebrate Zoology 8447 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, Poverty Creek, vicinity of WauA Allison AA 912912/02/1982
Vertebrate Zoology 8471 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, Poverty Creek, vicinity of WauA Allison AA 915312/02/1982
Vertebrate Zoology 8472 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, Poverty Creek, vicinity of WauA Allison AA 915412/02/1982
Vertebrate Zoology 8473 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, Poverty Creek, vicinity of WauA Allison AA 915512/02/1982
Vertebrate Zoology 8474 Morobe Prov. Papua New Guinea Mt. Missim, Poverty Creek, vicinity of WauA Allison AA 915612/02/1982
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