Austrochaperina novaebritanniae Zweifel, 2000

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

Austrochaperina novaebritanniae Zweifel, 2000, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 253: 45. Holotype: AMNH 83058, by original designation. Type locality: "about 12 miles (19 km) from Rabaul, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea, on the road to Keravat".

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Northeastern New Britain I., 350-1000 m elevation, Papua New Guinea.

Comment

Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 221, provided a brief account. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 445.

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