Nyctimystes tyleri Zweifel, 1983

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pelodryadidae > Subfamily: Pelodryadinae > Genus: Nyctimystes > Species: Nyctimystes tyleri

Nyctimystes tyleri Zweifel, 1983, Am. Mus. Novit., 2759: 16. Holotype: AMNH 82878 (erroneously given as 82867 in the original publication—R. G. Zweifel IN Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 197), by original designation. Type locality: "elevation of about 1280 m. at Gapaia Creek, between Garaina and Saureli, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea".

Litoria michaeltyleri Frost, 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: 362. Replacement name for Nyctimystes tyleri Zweifel, 1983, which is a secondary homonym of Litoria tyleri Martin, Watson, Gartside, Littlejohn, and Loftus-Hillis, 1979 "1978", when this species is in Litoria.

Nyctimystes tyleri — Kraus, 2013, Mem. Queensland Mus., 56 : 581-587, by implication. 

English Names

Tyler's Big-eyed Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 61).

Distribution

Type locality in the highlands of eastern New Guinea.

Comment

See comments by Menzies, 2014, Alytes, 31: 69–70. 

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