Cophixalus sphagnicola Zweifel and Allison, 1982

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

Cophixalus sphagnicola Zweifel and Allison, 1982, Am. Mus. Novit., 2723: 6. Holotype: AMNH 83077, by original designation. Type locality: "at about 2300 m., near the summit of Mount Kaindi, 5 km. west of Wau, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea".

English Names

Morobe Rainforest Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 89).


Mount Amungwiwa, Mount Kaini, and Mount Missim, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, 2000-3000 m elevation.


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 184-185, provided a brief account.

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