Nyctimystes disruptus Tyler, 1963

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pelodryadidae > Subfamily: Pelodryadinae > Genus: Nyctimystes > Species: Nyctimystes disruptus

Nyctimystes disrupta Tyler, 1963, Rec. Aust. Mus., 26: 118. Holotype: AMS R15923, by original designation. Type locality: "at an elevation of 6,000 feet in the Kaironk Valley, Schrader Mountains, Australian Trusteeships Territory of New Guinea" (Madang Province, Papua New Guinea).

Nyctimystes disruptusDuellman, 1993, Univ. Kansas Mus. Nat. Hist. Spec. Publ., 21: 108; Kraus, 2013, Mem. Queensland Mus., 56 : 581-587, by implication. 

Nyctimystes oktediensis Richards and Johnston, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 73. Holotype: QM J56896, by original designation. Type locality: "southeastern slopes of Mt Akrik, Star Mountains, Western Province, Papua New Guinea (5° 10′ S, 141° 10′ E)". Synonymy by Menzies, 2014, Alytes, 31: 69. 

Litoria oktediensis — Frost, 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: 362. Shea and Kraus, 2007, Zootaxa, 1514: 37-60, commented on types.

Litoria disrupta — Frost, 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: 362.

Nyctimystes oktediensis — Kraus, 2013, Mem. Queensland Mus., 56 : 581–587, by implication. 

English Names

Madang Big-eyed Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 60).

Richard's Big-eyed Treefrog (Nyctimystes oktediensis [no longer recognized]: Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 61).

Distribution

Schrader, Kubor, Star, and Kratke Ranges of central-east New Guinea, possibly extending further east and west, 1500–2000 m elevation.

Comment

See Zweifel, 1983, Am. Mus. Novit., 2759: 8–12, Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 155, and  Menzies, 2014, Alytes, 31: 65–

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