Cornufer neckeri Brown and Myers, 1949

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

Cornufer neckeri Brown and Myers, 1949, Am. Mus. Novit., 1418: 2. Holotype: AMNH 34329, by original designation. Type locality: "Bougainville Island", Solomon Islands.

Platymantis neckeriZweifel, 1967, Copeia, 1967: 120. By reference to Brown, 1965, Breviora, 218: 2-3.

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

English Names

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


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

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands


See account by Brown, 1952, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 107: 34-35. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 98-99, provided a brief account as did Pikacha, Morrison, and Richards, 2008, Frogs Solomon Islands: 50-51.

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