Nyctimystes kuduki Richards, 2007

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

Nyctimystes kuduki Richards, 2007, Phyllomedusa, 6: 107. Holotype: SAMA R62753, by original designation. Type locality: "Iagifu Ridge, Moro, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea, 06° 23.784′ S, 143° 13.339′ E, elevation 930 m a.s.l.".

Litoria kudukiFrost, 2008, Amph. Spec. World, vers. 5.2. Correction due to the fact that recognition of Nyctimystes renders Litoria non-monophyletic. 

Nyctimystes kuduki — Kraus, 2013, Mem. Queensland Mus., 56 : 581-587, by implication. Acceptance of a paraphyletic Litoria

English Names

None noted.


Currently known only from Iagifu Ridge, Moro, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea, 900-930 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


Most similar to Nyctimystes montanus according to the original publication. Menzies, 2014, Alytes, 30: 42-68, placed this species in his Nyctimystes cheesmani group. 

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