Cornufer gigas (Brown and Parker, 1970)

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

Batrachylodes gigas Brown and Parker, 1970, Breviora, 346: 11. Holotype: MCZ 73764, by original designation. Type locality: "Lake Loloru area, at 4300 feet elevation, on Bougainville Island, Solomon Islands", Papua New Guinea.

Cornufer (Batrachylodes) gigas — Brown, Siler, Richards, Diesmos, and Cannatella, 2015, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 174: 152.

English Names

Bougainville Sticky-toed Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 98).


Known only from the type locality in southern Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea part of the Solomons, 1300 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 77, provided a brief account.

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