Oreophryne wolterstorffi (Werner, 1901)

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

Hylella wolterstorffi Werner, 1901, Verh. Zool. Bot. Ges. Wien, 51: 613. Holotype: ZMB 16853, according to Bauer, Günther, and Robeck, 1996, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 72: 264. Type locality: "Deutsch-Neu-Guinea"; now the northern part of Papua New Guinea; see comment by Zweifel, Menzies, and Price, 2003, Am. Mus. Novit., 3415: 27.

Hyla wolterstorffiNieden, 1923, Das Tierreich, 46: 215.

Oreophryne wolterstorffiTyler, 1964, Rec. S. Aust. Mus., 14: 675.

English Names

Wolterstorff's Cross Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 91).

Distribution

Known only from the indefinite type locality in former German New Guinea, in what is now Madang Province of Papua New Guinea and probably in the Ramu Valley.

Comment

See Tyler, 1964, Rec. S. Aust. Mus., 14: 675-678, for generic assignment and descriptive notes. See Zweifel, Menzies, and Price, 2003, Am. Mus. Novit., 3415: 27-28, for account. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 215, provided a brief account.

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