Aphantophryne parkeri (Loveridge, 1955)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Aphantophryne > Species: Aphantophryne parkeri

Oreophryne parkeri Loveridge, 1955, Breviora, 50: 3. Holotype: MCZ 12964, by original designation. Type locality: "Matapan [= Matapau], [West Sepik Province,] Australian New Guinea [Papua New Guinea]".

Aphantophryne parkeriRivera, Kraus, Allison, and Butler, 2017, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 112: 7, by implication. 

English Names

Parker's Cross Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 91).

Distribution

Known only from three localities: the type locality, a coastal village lying about midway between Aitape and Wewak, in West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea; a locality in the Bewani Mountains, also in West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, and from Sentani, Papua, Indonesia

Comment

See account by Zweifel, Menzies, and Price, 2003, Am. Mus. Novit., 3415: 24-27. Kraus and Allison, 2006, Herpetol. Rev., 37: 364-368, provided the Bewani Mountains record.

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