Nyctimystes fluviatilis Zweifel, 1958

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

Nyctimystes fluviatilis Zweifel, 1958, Am. Mus. Novit., 1896: 11. Holotype: AMNH 49567, by original designation. Type locality: "Bernhard Camp, Idenburg River, Netherlands New Guinea" (Papua, Indonesia).

Litoria fluviatilisFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 362.

Nyctimystes fluviatilis — Kraus, 2013, Mem. Queensland Mus., 56 : 581–587, by implication. 

English Names

Indonesian Big-eyed Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 60).


Known from the type locality (Idenberg River) and the Wapoga River area in Papua Province, Indonesia, and east to West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region, Papua New Guinea


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 161–162, provided a brief account. Kraus, 2010, Herpetol. Rev., 41: 246–248, provided the first records for Papua New Guinea.

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