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Liophryne dentata (Tyler and Menzies, 1971)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Liophryne > Species: Liophryne dentata

Sphenophryne dentata Tyler and Menzies, 1971, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust., 95: 79. Holotype: SAMA R12063, by original designation. Type locality: "near Alotau, Milne Bay, [Milne Bay Province,] Territory of Papua [Papua New Guinea]".

Liophryne dentataZweifel, 2000, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 253: 62.

English Names

Alotau Land Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 92).

Distribution

Lower slopes of the Owen Stanley Mountains between Mount Dayman and Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea, 60-1550 m elevation.

Comment

Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 225, provided a brief account. See comment under Liophryne. Shea and Kraus, 2007, Zootaxa, 1514: 37-60, commented on types.

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