Austrochaperina adelphe (Zweifel, 1985)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Austrochaperina > Species: Austrochaperina adelphe

Sphenophryne adelphe Zweifel, 1985, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 182: 280. Holotype: SAMA R17344, by original designation. Type locality: "Back Jungle, Croker Island, Northern Territory, Australia".

Austrochaperina adelpheZweifel, 2000, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 253: 9.

English Names

Peeping Land Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 92; Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 64).

Northern Territory Frog (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 346; Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 64; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 102).

Top End Chirper (Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 64).

Peeping Land Frog (Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 64).

Top End Tiny Frog (Reynolds, 2007, N. Terr. Nat., 19: 64).

Distribution

North coast and offshore islands of Northern Territory, Australia.

Comment

See account by Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 358. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 102-103.

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