Nyctimystes kubori Zweifel, 1958

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

Nyctimystes kubori Zweifel, 1958, Am. Mus. Novit., 1896: 18. Holotype: AMNH 55913, by original designation. Type locality: "Kubor Mountains near Kup at an elevation of between 5000 and 8000 feet, North-east New Guinea" (Chimbu Province, Papua New Guinea).

Litoria kuboriFrost, 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 kubori — Kraus, 2013, Mem. Queensland Mus., 56 : 581-587, by implication. 

English Names

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


Widespread in the central highlands from approximately 141° to 147° E, as well as in the mountains of the Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea, 1100-2000 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


For discussion see Tyler, 1963, Rec. Aust. Mus., 26: 123, Menzies, 1976, Handb. Common New Guinea Frogs: 45, and Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 154-155.

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