Three New Mountain Stream Dwelling Litoria (Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae) from Western New Guinea

Rainer Günther, Stephen J. Richards

Abstract


Three new species of the hylid genus Litoria from mountain streams of western New Guinea (Papua Province, Indonesia) are described. Data on their morphology, osteology, bioacoustics, ecology and distribution are presented. Related species and original type specimens are compared. The new species do not obviously belong in any of the currently recognized species-groups of New Guinea frogs.

Keywords


Amphibia; Anura; Hylidae; Litoria; new species; morphology; osteology; bioacoustics; ecology; Papua (Irian Jaya); New Guinea; Indonesia

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