Cornufer macrosceles (Zweifel, 1975)

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

Platymantis macrosceles Zweifel, 1975, Am. Mus. Novit., 2582: 2. Holotype: BPBM 1005, by original designation. Type locality: "Ti, Nakanai Mountains, New Britain".

Cornufer (Aenigmanura) macrosceles — Brown, Siler, Richards, Diesmos, and Cannatella, 2015, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 174: 153. 

English Names

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


Known only from the Nakanai Mountains of central New Britain Island, 900 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


Foufopoulos and Brown, 2004, Copeia, 2004: 825-841, redescribed the holotype and additional specimens. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 92-93, provided a brief account.

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