Nyctimystes granti (Boulenger, 1914)

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

Nyctimantis granti Boulenger, 1914, Trans. Zool. Soc. London, 20: 249. Holotype: BMNH 1947.2.24.47 (formerly 1913.11.1.151) according to Condit, 1964, J. Ohio Herpetol. Soc., 4: 96. Type locality: "Camp VIa, Utakwa [= Octakwa] R., 3000 ft.", Papua (New Guinea), Indonesia.

Nyctimystes grantiParker, 1936, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 10, 17: 77; Kraus, 2013, Mem. Queensland Mus., 56 : 581–587, by implication. 

Litoria grantiFrost, 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.

English Names

Grant's Big-eyed Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 61).


Known from the type locality on the Utakwa River, Eipomek (Papua, Indonesia) and the upper Fly River Catchment (Papua New Guinea).

Geographic Occurrence

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


For discussion see Zweifel, 1958, Am. Mus. Novit., 1896: 13. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 163, provided a brief account.

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