Nyctimystes perimetri Zweifel, 1958

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

Nyctimystes perimetri Zweifel, 1958, Am. Mus. Novit., 1896: 31. Holotype: AMNH 60081, by original designation. Type locality: "at an elevation of 250-350 meters (830-1170 feet) on the west slope of Mt. Riu, Sudest (Tagula) Island, Louisiade Archipelago, Territory of Papua New Guinea" (Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea).

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

English Names

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


Sudest (= Tagula) and Rossel (= Yela) Is., Louisiade Archipelago, Papua New Guinea.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 164-165, provided a brief account and suggested that the species might be found in the Owen Stanley Mountains.

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