Cornufer mimicus (Brown and Tyler, 1968)

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

Platymantis mimicus Brown and Tyler, 1968, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 81: 74. Holotype: SAMA 6868, by original designation. Type locality: "Numundo Plantation, Willaumez Peninsula on the north coast of New Britain Island".

Platymantis mimicaGünther, 1999, Mitt. Mus. Naturkd. Berlin, Zool., 75: 327-328, by implication. Unjustified emendation according to Kraus and Allison, 2007, Zootaxa, 1485: 29-30.

Cornufer mimicus — Brown, Siler, Richards, Diesmos, and Cannatella, 2015, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 174: 140. 

English Names

Numundo Wrinkled Ground Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 105).


Near Kandrian on the south coast of New Britain Island, although probably widespread on the lowlands.


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 94, provided a brief account.

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