Cophixalus peninsularis Zweifel, 1985

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Cophixalus > Species: Cophixalus peninsularis

Cophixalus peninsularis Zweifel, 1985, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 182: 345. Holotype: QM J42061, by original designation. Type locality: "Rocky Scrub, 29 km northeast Coen (13°44′30″, 143°21′30″), elevation 520 to 540 m, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland", Australia.

English Names

Cape York Nursery-Frog (Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 222).

Peninsula Rainforest Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 89).

Cape York Frog (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 374; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 106).

Peninsula Frog (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 374).

Distribution

Known only from Leo Creek in the McIlwraith Range, northeast of Coen, on the eastern side of the Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia.

Comment

See account by Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 374. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 106-107.

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