Xenorhina arfakiana (Blum and Menzies, 1989)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Xenorhina > Species: Xenorhina arfakiana

Xenobatrachus arfakianus Blum and Menzies, 1989 "1988", Alytes, 7: 148. Holotype: UP 8203, by original designation. Type locality: "on the track between Makwam and Minyambou, northern Arfak Mountains, Irian Jaya [now Papua], about 1500 m", Indonesia.

Xenorhina arfakianaFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 366.

English Names

Arfak Fanged Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 93).

Distribution

Arfak Mountains, Papua, Indonesia (New Guinea), 1500-2000 m elevation.

Comment

In the Xenobatrachus rostratus group of Blum and Menzies, 1989 "1988", Alytes, 7: 125-163, rejected by Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 256, who provided a brief account (as Xenobatrachus arfakianus) on page 258-259. Shea and Kraus, 2007, Zootaxa, 1514: 37-60, commented on types.

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