Cornufer trossulus (Brown and Myers, 1949)

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

Batrachylodes trossulus Brown and Myers, 1949, J. Washington Acad. Sci., 39: 379. Holotype: USNM 119577, by original designation. Type locality: "Torakina, Bougainville Island, Solomon Islands".

Cornufer (Batrachylodes) trossulusBrown, Siler, Richards, Diesmos, and Cannatella, 2015, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 174: 152.

English Names

Torakina Sticky-toed Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 98).

Fauro Sticky-toed Frog (Pikacha, Morrison, and Richards, 2008, Frogs Solomon Islands: 30).


Bougainville Island (in Papua New Guinea), and Choiseul Island (in the Solomon Islands), 0-1250 m elevation, Solomons.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands


See accounts by Brown, 1952, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 107: 24-25, and Brown and Parker, 1970, Breviora, 346: 1-31. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 78, provided a brief account as did Pikacha, Morrison, and Richards, 2008, Frogs Solomon Islands: 30.

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