Cornufer malukuna (Brown and Webster, 1969)

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

Discodeles malukuna Brown and Webster, 1969, Breviora, 338: 2. Holotype: MCZ 79462, by original designation. Type locality: "Malukuna area, elevation about 2500 feet, Guadalcanal Island", Solomon Islands.

Rana (Discodeles) malukunaThelwall, 1971, Zool. Rec., 106: 119.

Discodeles malekunaMenzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 81. incorrect subsequent spelling.

Cornufer (Potamorana) malukuna — Brown, Siler, Richards, Diesmos, and Cannatella, 2015, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 174: 149. 

English Names

Malukuna Webbed Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 98).


Guadalcanal Island, Solomons.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Solomon Islands

Endemic: Solomon Islands


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 81-82, provided a brief account as did Pikacha, Morrison, and Richards, 2008, Frogs Solomon Islands: 40-41.

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