Cornufer macrops Brown, 1965

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

Cornufer macrops Brown, 1965, Breviora, 218: 7. Holotype: MCZ 41864, by original designation. Type locality: "3000 to 4000 feet, in mountains of Aresi area, south of Kunua, Bougainville Island, Solomon Islands".

Platymantis macropsZweifel, 1967, Copeia, 1967: 120, by reference to Brown, 1965, Breviora, 218: 2–3.

Cornufer (Aenigmanura) macropsBrown, Siler, Richards, Diesmos, and Cannatella, 2015, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 174: 139. 

English Names

Aresi Wrinkled Ground Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 105).


Mountains of northern Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea part of the Solomon Islands.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 98, provided a brief account.

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