Oreophryne meliades Kraus, 2016

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Oreophryne > Species: Oreophryne meliades

Oreophryne meliades Kraus, 2016, Zootaxa, 4195: 36. Holotype: BPBM 20502, by original designation. Type locality: "Araeda, Sudest Island, 11.4347° S, 153.4311° E, 30 m a.s.l., Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:2CBFFBCC-AFB2-423C-9B76-343DEBF76814

Distribution

Known only from the type locality near the coast of Sudest Island, Papua New Guinea; likely to occur throughout the lowlands of that island and it remains to be determined whether this species will be found on some of the smaller islands lying just to the north and northwest of Sudest. 

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