Asterophrys pullifer (Günther, 2006)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Asterophrys > Species: Asterophrys pullifer

Callulops pullifer Günther, 2006, J. Zool., London, 268: 160. Holotype: ZMB 62057, by original designation. Type locality: "at an altitude of 550 m a.s.l. in the Wondiwoi Mountains at the base of the Wandammen Peninsula, 2° 56′ S and 134° 36′ E, Papua (formerly Irian Jaya), Indonsia".

Pseudocallulops pulliferGünther, 2009, Zoosyst. Evol., Berlin, 85: 182.

Asterophrys pullifer — Rivera, Kraus, Allison, and Butler, 2017, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 112: 7, by implication. 

English Names

None noted.


Eastern slope of the Wondiwoi Mountains at the base of the Wandammen Peninsula (Cenderawasih Bay) at altitudes of 350-850 m, Papua (New Guinea), Indonesia; known only over 500 km to the east on Mount Shungol and on the eastern slope of th Bowutu Mountains, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea.


Most similar to Callulops eurydactylus according to the original publication. Kraus and Allison, 2006, Herpetol. Rev., 37: 364-368, provided the first records for Papua New Guinea. Günther, 2009, Zoosyst. Evol., Berlin, 85: 183-184, discussed additional specimens.

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