Austrochaperina parkeri Zweifel, 2000

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

Austrochaperina parkeri Zweifel, 2000, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 253: 49. Holotype: MCZ 89220, by original designation. Type locality: "Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, at 4 km north of Lae".

English Names

None noted.


Known from the type locality (4 km north of Lae) and 5.6 km northwest of the summit of Mount Shungol (35 km northeast of the type locality) in Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea.


Kraus and Allison, 2006, Herpetol. Rev., 37: 364-368, provided a second locality for this species. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 222, provided a brief account.

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