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Asterophrys Tschudi, 1838

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Asterophrys
2 species

Asterophrys Tschudi, 1838, Classif. Batr.: 45, 82. Type species: Ceratophrys turpicola Schlegel, 1837, by monotypy.

English Names

New Guinea Bush Frogs (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 87).

Distribution

New Guinea.

Comment

Köhler and Günther, 2008, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 47: 353-365, on the basis of molecular evidence suggested that Asterophrys is phylogenetically imbedded within a nonmonophyletic Callulops. Pyron and Wiens, 2011, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 61: 543-583, in their study of Genbank sequences, corroborated this result.

Contained taxa (2 sp.):

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