Liophryne similis Zweifel, 2000

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

Liophryne similis Zweifel, 2000, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 253: 71. Holotype: AMNH 130570, by original designation. Type locality: "Myola Guest House, 2080 m, 7 km south, 6 km west of Mt. ellamy, Northern Province, Papua New Guinea".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (Myola) in the Owen Stanley Mountains, Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, 2080 m elevation.


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 227-228, provided a brief account. Shea and Kraus, 2007, Zootaxa, 1514: 37-60, commented on types.

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