Nyctimystes purpureolatus (Oliver, Richards, Tjaturadi, and Iskandar, 2007)

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

Litoria purpureolata Oliver, Richards, Tjaturadi, and Iskandar, 2007, Zootaxa, 1519: 18. Holotype: MZB Amph. 12.997, by original designation. Type locality: "Tiri Camp (3° 17′ 30″ S, 138° 34′ 53″ E), 4.5 km SW Dabra, Mamberamo Basin, Papua Province, Indonesia".

Nyctimystes purpureolatus — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 39. 

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (4.5 km southwest of Dabra, Mamberamo Basin, Papua Province (New Guinea), Indonesia), east into Papua New Guinea in West Sepik Province.

Geographic Occurrence

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


Most similar to Litoria infrafrenata and Litoria sanguinolenta according to the original publication. Kraus, 2010, Herpetol. Rev., 41: 246-248, provided the first records for Papua New Guinea.

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