Choerophryne crucifer Günther and Richards, 2017

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Choerophryne > Species: Choerophryne crucifer

Choerophryne crucifer Günther and Richards, 2017, Zoosyst. Evol., Berlin, 93: 266. Holotype:SAMA R69448, by original designation. Type locality: "Iagifu Ridge near Moro, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea (06°22.099’S, 143°13.374’E; 900 m asl)". http://zoobank.org/31112467-259E-401A-ACB6-59E0B0960FEA 

Distribution

Lowland and foothill forest in south-central Papua New Guinea, at altitudes ranging from ~100 m in the lowlands and foothills of Gulf Province to nearly 1000 m elevation on Iagifu Ridge in Southern Highlands Province. 

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