Cornufer parkeri Brown, 1965

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

Cornufer parkeri parkeri Brown, 1965, Breviora, 218: 3. Holotype: MCZ 36923, by original designation. Type locality: "Kunua area, Bougainville Island, Solomon Islands".

Cornufer parkeri bukanensis Brown, 1965, Breviora, 218: 2. Holotype: MCZ 35777, by original designation. Type locality: "lowland forest at south end of Buka Island, Solomon Islands".

Platymantis parkeri bukanensisZweifel, 1967, Copeia, 1967: 120, by reference to Brown, 1965, Breviora, 218: 2-3.

Platymantis parkeri parkeriZweifel, 1967, Copeia, 1967: 120, by implication.

Cornufer parkeri — Brown, Siler, Richards, Diesmos, and Cannatella, 2015, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 174: 140. 

English Names

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


Northern Bougainville and Buka Islands, Papua New Guinea part of the Solomon Islands, below 100 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 99, provided a brief account. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 497.

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