Sphenophryne similis (Zweifel, 2000)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Sphenophryne > Species: Sphenophryne 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".

Sphenophryne similis — Rivera, Kraus, Allison, and Butler, 2017, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 112: 4, by implication of the synonymy of Liophryne with Sphenophryne

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

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

Comment

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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