Litoria raniformis comprises two subspecies

We analysed mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences to assess divergence in Litoria raniformis from across its current range in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania. This study led us to assign sub-species status to the two divergent lineages, L. r. raniformis for the northern lineage and L. r. major for the southern lineage.

6th issue of the WCH Newsletter is out

The 2/2022 WCH Newsletter has been published! Besides amazing articles about herpetofauna and other herp activities in Sarawak, Borneo, host State of the WCH10 in 2024, the issue contains interviews with Rick Shine and Ox Lennon, plus herp news around the world. Don’t miss to read it!