Cornufer boulengeri Boettger, 1892

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ceratobatrachidae > Subfamily: Ceratobatrachinae > Genus: Cornufer > Species: Cornufer boulengeri

Cornufer boulengeri Boettger, 1892, Kat. Batr. Samml. Mus. Senckenb. Naturforsch. Ges.: 18. Holotype: SMF 7054 (formerly 1107. 1a, according to Boettger, 1892, Kat. Batr. Samml. Mus. Senckenb. Naturforsch. Ges.: vi) according to Mertens, 1967, Senckenb. Biol., 48(A): 44. Type locality: "Neu-Britannien" = New Britain Island

Platymantis boulengeriBoulenger, 1918, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 9, 1: 373; Brown and Tyler, 1968, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 81: 69-86.

Rana (Platymantis) boulengeriVan Kampen, 1923, Amph. Indo-Austral. Arch.: 187.

Cornufer boulengeriBrown, 1965, Breviora, 218: 2.

Platymantis boulengeriZweifel, 1967, Copeia, 1967: 120. By reference to Brown, 1965, Breviora, 218: 2-3.

Platymantis rhipiphalcus Brown and Tyler, 1968, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 81: 77. Holotype: SAMA 7071, by original designation. Type locality: "Pomugu area about seven miles northwest of Kandrian on the south coast of New Britain Island". Synonymy by Kraus, 2008, J. Herpetol., 42: 637-644.

Platymantis rhipiphalcaGünther, 1999, Mitt. Mus. Naturkd. Berlin, Zool., 75: 327-328, by implication.

Cornufer (Aenigmanura) boulengeri — Brown, Siler, Richards, Diesmos, and Cannatella, 2015, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 174: 153. 

English Names

Boulenger's Platymantis (Cochran, 1961, Living Amph. World: 132).

Boulenger's Wrinkled Ground Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 104).

Kandrian Wrinkled Ground Frog (Platymantis rhipiphalcus [no longer recognized]: Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 105).

Distribution

Northeastern New Britain Island, 0–1500 m elevation.

Comment

See account by Zweifel, 1960, Am. Mus. Novit., 2023: 7-10. Brown and Tyler, 1968, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 81: 69-86. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 91, provided brief accounts as Platymantis boulengeri and (p. 95) Platymantis rhipiphalcus.

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