Cophixalus cryptotympanum Zweifel, 1956

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Cophixalus > Species: Cophixalus cryptotympanum

Cophixalus cryptotympanum Zweifel, 1956, Am. Mus. Novit., 1766: 36. Holotype: AMNH 56842, by original designation. Type locality: "at an elevation of 1370 meters on the north slope of Mt. Dayman, Maneau Range, Territory of Papua [Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea]".

English Names

Zweifel's Rainforest Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 88).

Distribution

Central mountainous regions of Papua New Guinea from Southern Highlands and Western Highlands provinces to the eastern end of the island.

Comment

See account by Zweifel, 1962, Am. Mus. Novit., 2087: 5-7. See brief accounts by Menzies, 1976, Handb. Common New Guinea Frogs: 56-57, and Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 190.

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