Nyctimystes gularis Parker, 1936

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

Nyctimystes gularis Parker, 1936, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 10, 17: 78. Holotype: BMNH 1947.2.24.29 (formerly 1935.3.9.173) according to Condit, 1964, J. Ohio Herpetol. Soc., 4: 96. Type locality: "Mondo, Papua (5000 ft.)", Central Province, Papua New Guinea.

Litoria gularisFrost, 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 gularis — Kraus, 2013, Mem. Queensland Mus., 56: 581–587, by implication. 

English Names

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


Owen Stanley Range between Mount Tafa and Mount Dayman, southeastern Papua New Guinea.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


For discussion see Zweifel, 1958, Am. Mus. Novit., 1896: 14, Tyler, 1962, Copeia, 1962: 435–436, Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 155–156, and  Menzies, 2014, Alytes, 30: 42–68, who placed it in his Nyctimystes cheesmani group. 

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