Nyctimystes azuroscelis (Günther, Richards, Hamidy, Trilaksono, Sulaeman, and Oliver, 2023)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Pelodryadinae > Genus: Nyctimystes > Species: Nyctimystes azuroscelis

Litoria azuroscelis Günther, Richards, Hamidy, Trilaksono, Sulaeman, and Oliver, 2023, Raffles Bull. Zool., 71: 419. Holotype: MZB Amph. 32893, by original designation. Type locality: "Wondiwoi Mountains at the base of the Wandammen Peninsula, Papua Barat Province, Indonesia, approximately 2.9559°S, 134.6318°E, 550 m a.s.l." Zoobank publication registration: C0E641FB-FCBB-4147-98C3-156BE2762AC4 

Nyctimystes azuroscelis — Here, to preserve a monophyletic taxonomy. 

English Names

Azure-thighed Treefrog (original publication). 


Known only from the type locality on the Wandammen Peninsula in the Bird’s Neck region of Papua Barat Province, Indonesian New Guinea, 550 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia

Endemic: Indonesia


In the Litoria graminea group (= Nyctimystes graminea group of this catalogue) according to the original publication, where comparative morphology, advertisement call, and distribution were discussed. 

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