Cornufer nexipus (Zweifel, 1975)

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

Platymantis nexipus Zweifel, 1975, Am. Mus. Novit., 2582: 4. Holotype: BPBM 1009, by original designation. Type locality: "St. Paul's, Baining Mountains, New Britain", Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea.

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

English Names

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


Known only from the holotype from the Baining Mountains, New Britain Island, Bismarck Archipelago.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


Brown, Richards, Sukumaran, and Foufopoulos, 2006, Zootaxa, 1334: 674-695, provided a redescription of this species. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 95, provided a brief account. Brown, Foufopoulos, and Richards, 2006, Copeia, 2006: 674-695, provided an account and revised diagnosis.

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