Xenorhina ophiodon (Peters and Doria, 1878)

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

Xenobatrachus ophiodon Peters and Doria, 1878, Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. Genova, 13: 432. Syntypes: (2 specimens) ZMB 9125 and MSNG 29129 according to Bauer, Günther, and Klipfel, 1995, in Bauer et al. (eds.), Herpetol. Contr. W.C.H. Peters: 48; MSNG 29129 designated lectotype by Capocaccia, 1957, Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. Genova, Ser. 3, 69: 219, who incorrectly reported the ZMB syntype as lost according to Bauer, Günther, and Robeck, 1996, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 72: 267. Type locality: "Hatam, Montis Arfak [= Arfak Mountains]", Vogelkop Peninsula, Papua (New Guinea), Indonesia.

Xenorhina ophidionFrost, 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

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

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Vogelkop Peninsula, Papua (New Guinea), Indonesia).

Comment

Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 263, provided a brief account (as Xenobatrachus ophiodon).

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