Phractops alutaceus Peters, 1867,

Miracle, Eulàlia Gassó, Van, Lars W., Ostende, Den Hoek & Arntzen, Jan Willem, 2007, Type specimens of amphibians in the National Museum of Natural History, Leiden, The Netherlands, Zootaxa 1482, pp. 25-68: 51

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Phractops alutaceus Peters, 1867
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Phractops alutaceus Peters, 1867 

Peters, 1867. Monatsber. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin: 31. Current name: Litoria novaehollandiae (Steindachner, 1867) 

Paratype: possibly RMNH 3867, 1 spec. Loc.: “Rockhampton, O. Australien ” [Queensland, Australia]. Ex: Museum Godeffroy. Received: 1877.

Remarks. The holotype is probably in the Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin ( ZMB 5653), and possible paratypes are in the National Museum of Natural History in Leiden ( RMNH 3867) and in the American Museum of Natural History in New York ( AMNH 23581). Bauer et al. (1995: 43) suggested that the RMNH specimen was likely not part of the type series. However, in accordance with the Leiden museum records (“Rockhampton, O. Australië, Goddeff.”, received in 1877) RMNH 3867 could have been one of the specimens described by Peters, provided that this specimen was part of the first shipment to the Museum Godeffroy from their collector in Rockhampton, in 1867.

RMNH

National Museum of Natural History, Naturalis

ZMB

Museum für Naturkunde Berlin (Zoological Collections)

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History