Cornufer opisthodon (Boulenger, 1884)

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

Rana opisthodon Boulenger, 1884, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1884: 211. Syntypes: BMNH 1947.2.28.27 (formerly 84.3.24.3), 1947.2.1.89-91 (formerly 84.3.24.4-6) according to W.C. Brown IN Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 459. Type localities: "Faro Island" and "Treasury Island", Solomon Islands.

Rana (Discodeles) opisthodonBoulenger, 1918, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 9, 1: 238.

Discodeles opisthodonBrown, 1952, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 107: 42.

Cornufer (Potamorana) opisthodon — Brown, Siler, Richards, Diesmos, and Cannatella, 2015, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 174: 149. Provisional arrangement. 

English Names

Faro Webbed Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 98).

Faro Island Webbed Frog (Pikacha, Morrison, and Richards, 2008, Frogs Solomon Islands: 42).

Distribution

Bougainville (Papua New Guinea), Fauro, Kolombangara, and San Cristobal in the Solomon Islands, but probably more widely distributed.

Comment

Removed from the synonymy of Discodeles bufoniformis by Brown, 1952, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 107: 41, where it had been placed by Barbour, 1921, Proc. New England Zool. Club, 7: 98. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 82, provided a brief account as did Pikacha, Morrison, and Richards, 2008, Frogs Solomon Islands: 42.

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