Choerophryne burtoni Richards, Dahl, and Hiaso, 2007

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Choerophryne > Species: Choerophryne burtoni

Choerophryne burtoni Richards, Dahl, and Hiaso, 2007, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust., 131: 136. Holotype: SAMA R62475, by original designation. Type locality: "Moran area, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea, 6° 14.363′ S, 143° 07.660′ E, altitude 1800 m".

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (ca. 1800 m) in lower montane rainforest (Moran area) and ca. 80 km to the northwest (2037 m elevation), Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea.

Comment

Kraus, 2010, Herpetol. Rev., 41: 246-248, provided the first record away from the type locality.

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