Copiula alpestris (Zweifel, 2000)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Copiula > Species: Copiula alpestris

Oxydactyla alpestris Zweifel, 2000, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 253: 75. Holotype: AMNH 76854, by original designation. Type locality: "Gomgale Pass, elevation about 2400 m, approximately 17 km south and 15 km west of Kundiawa, Simbu Province, Papua New Guinea".

Copiula alpestrisPeloso, Frost, Richards, Rodrigues, Donnellan, Matsui, Raxworthy, Biju, Lemmon, Lemmon, and Wheeler, 2016, Cladistics, 32: 139. 

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Elevations of 1800-2740 m in Western Highlands, Simbu, and Eastern Highlands provinces of Papua New Guinea.

Comment

Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 229, provided a brief account.

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