Cornufer hedigeri Brown, Siler, Richards, Diesmos, and Cannatella, 2015

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ceratobatrachidae > Subfamily: Ceratobatrachinae > Genus: Cornufer > Species: Cornufer hedigeri

Cornufer guppyi Boulenger, 1884, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1884: 211. Syntypes: BMNH 1947.2.29. 82-83 (formerly 84.3.24.7-8) according to W.C. Brown in Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 467. Type locality: "Treasury Island", Solomon Islands. Secondary homonym of Rana guppyi Boulenger, 1884, in Cornufer

Platymantis guppyiZweifel, 1967, Copeia, 1967: 120, by reference to Brown, 1965, Breviora, 218: 2-3.

Cornufer hedigeri Brown, Siler, Richards, Diesmos, and Cannatella, 2015, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 174: 153. Replacement name for Cornufer guppyi Boulenger, 1884. 

English Names

Treasury Wrinkled Ground Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 104).

Solomon Islands Giant Treefrog (Pikacha, Morrison, and Richards, 2008, Frogs Solomon Islands: 48).

Distribution

Widespread in the Solomon Islands, excluding New Georgia and San Cristobal Islands.

Comment

See comment under Platymantis guentheri. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 97-98, provided a brief account as did Pikacha, Morrison, and Richards, 2008, Frogs Solomon Islands: 48-50.

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