Cornufer vogti (Hediger, 1934)

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

Rana ventricosus Vogt, 1912, Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berlin, 1912: 8. Holotype: Deposition not stated; presumably SMF. Type locality: "Lambussa" (= Rambutyo) Island, Admiralty Islands. Junior primary homonym of Rana ventricosa Linnaeus, 1758 (= Bufo bufo).

Rana (Discodeles) ventricosaVan Kampen, 1923, Amph. Indo-Austral. Arch.: 186.

Rana bufoniformis cognata Hediger, 1933, Verh. Naturforsch. Ges. Basel, 44: 22. Holotype: NHMB 4605 according to Forcart, 1946, Verh. Naturforsch. Ges. Basel, 57: 127. Type locality: "Iriu", Admiralty Is. Synonymy with Rana guppyi Boulenger, 1884, by Zweifel, 1960, Am. Mus. Novit., 2023: 4. This rejected by Brown, Siler, Richards, Diesmos, and Cannatella, 2015, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 174: 151, who considered this name to be synonymous with Discodeles vogti

Rana vogti Hediger, 1934, Zool. Jahrb., Jena, Abt. Syst., 65: 485. Replacement name for Rana ventricosus Vogt, 1912.

Discodeles ventricosusBrown, 1952, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 107: 36. Ascribed to Vogt, 1912.

Discodeles vogtiDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 131; Dubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 313.

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

English Names

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


Rambutyo Island, Admiralty Islands, Papua New Guinea. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 83, provided a brief account (as Discodeles ventricosus).

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