Xenorhina fuscigula (Blum and Menzies, 1989)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Xenorhina > Species: Xenorhina fuscigula

Xenobatrachus fuscigula Blum and Menzies, 1989 "1988", Alytes, 7: 141. Holotype: UP 3342, by original designation. Type locality: "upper Kaironk Valley, Madang Province of Papua New Guinea at an altitude between 1300 and 2000 m."

Xenorhina fuscigulaFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 366.

English Names

Kaironk Valley Fanged Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 93).

Distribution

The Schrader, Hagen and Kubor Ranges and the Sepik-Wahgi Dividing Range of central New Guinea, between 1300 and 2900 m.

Comment

In the Xenobatrachus rostratus group of Blum and Menzies, 1989 "1988", Alytes, 7: 125-163, rejected by Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 256, who provided a brief account (as Xenobatrachus fuscigula) on page 259-260. Shea and Kraus, 2007, Zootaxa, 1514: 37-60, commented on types.

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