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Liophryne schlaginhaufeni (Wandolleck, 1911)

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

Sphenophryne schlaginhaufeni Wandolleck, 1911 "1910", Abh. Ber. Zool. Anthropol. Ethnograph. Mus. Dresden, 13: 5. Syntypes: MTD D2212 (2 specimens), destroyed according to Obst, 1977, Zool. Abh. Staatl. Mus. Tierkd. Dresden, 34: 175. Type locality: "Oberlauf des Rienjamur 650-700 m üb. Meer" (= Upper reaches of the Rienjamur 650-700 m above the sea), Torricelli Mountains, West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea.

Sphenophryne klossi Boulenger, 1914, Trans. Zool. Soc. London, 20: 251. Syntypes: BMNH 1913.11.1.140-141 according to Parker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 153. Type locality: "Launch Camp, Setekwa R[iver].", Papua (New Guinea), Indonesia. Synonymy by Parker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 153; Loveridge, 1948, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 101: 421.

Liophryne schlaginhaufeniZweifel, 2000, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 253: 68.

English Names

Wandolleck's Land Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 93).

Distribution

Upland regions of New Guinea; the central ranges of Papua (Indonesia) east to Chimbu Province (Papua New Guinea), and in the north coast ranges of Papua New Guinea.

Comment

Kraus and Allison, 2006, Herpetol. Rev., 37: 364-368, provided a range extension to West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 227, provided a brief account. See comment under Liophryne.

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