Austrochaperina adamantina Zweifel, 2000

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Austrochaperina > Species: Austrochaperina adamantina

Austrochaperina adamantina Zweifel, 2000, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 253: 11. Holotype: AMNH 78185, by original designation. Type locality: "West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, on Mount Nibo, 9 km N, 15.5 km E of Lumi, at an elevation between 700 and 1550 m".

English Names

None noted.


Torricelli and Hunstein Mountains, West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea.


Most similar to Austrochaperina macrorhynchus according to the original publication. Kraus and Allison, 2006, Herpetol. Rev., 37: 364-368, provided a range extension to the Bewani Mountains and characterized the range. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 216, provided a brief account.

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