Xenorhina scheepstrai (Blum and Menzies, 1989)

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

Xenobatrachus scheepstrai Blum and Menzies, 1989 "1988", Alytes, 7: 151. Holotype: UP 7397, by original designation. Type locality: "Angguruk, Irian Jaya [now Papua], Jayawijaya Division, altitude 1400 m", Indonesia.

Xenorhina scheepstraiFrost, 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

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

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Angguruk, Papua, Indonesia [New Guinea]).

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 scheepstrai) on page 264. Shea and Kraus, 2007, Zootaxa, 1514: 37-60, commented on types.

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