Copiula derongo (Zweifel, 2000)

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

Austrochaperina derongo Zweifel, 2000, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 253: 27. Holotype: AMNH 82289, by original designation. Type locality: "Derongo, 400 m, Western Province, Papua New Guinea".

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

English Names

None noted.


Moderate to low elevations along the southern flank of the central dividing range from just east of the Papua (Indonesia)—Papua New Guinea border to the Purari River drainage in Gulf and Simbu Provinces.


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 218, provided a brief account. Shea and Kraus, 2007, Zootaxa, 1514: 37-60, commented on types.

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