Cornufer acrochordus Brown, 1965

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ceratobatrachidae > Subfamily: Ceratobatrachinae > Genus: Cornufer > Species: Cornufer acrochordus

Cornufer acrochordus Brown, 1965, Breviora, 218: 10. Holotype: MCZ 44264, by original designation. Type locality: "Aresi Mountain area, south of Kunua between 2000-4000 feet, Bougainville Island, Solomon Islands".

Platymantis acrochordus — Zweifel, 1967, Copeia, 1967: 120, by reference to Brown, 1965, Breviora, 218: 2-3.

Platymantis acrochordaGünther, 1999, Mitt. Mus. Naturkd. Berlin, Zool., 75: 327-328, by implication. Incorrect gender according to Kraus and Allison, 2007, Zootaxa, 1485: 29-30.

Cornufer acrochrodusBrown, Siler, Richards, Diesmos, and Cannatella, 2015, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 174: 140.

English Names

Bougainville Wrinkled Ground Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 104).


Bougainville (Papua New Guinea), Choiseul, and Santa Isabel Islands, Solomon Islands.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 97, provided a brief account as did Pikacha, Morrison, and Richards, 2008, Frogs Solomon Islands: 446-47.

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