Nyctimystes sauroni (Richards and Oliver, 2006)

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

Litoria sauroni Richards and Oliver, 2006, Zootaxa, 1295: 46. Holotype: SAMA R60727, by original designation. Type locality: "Darai Plateau, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea, (07° 07.771′ S, 143° 36.806′ E at 420 m asl)".

Dryopsophus sauroni — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 40.

Ranoidea sauroni — Dubois and Frétey, 2016, Dumerilia, 6: 21. 

Nyctimystes sauroni  — Here (25 August 2018), based on the placement of this species in the "Litoria" gramineus complex according to Kraus, 2018, Zootaxa, 4457: 274.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from two localities in the Kikori Integrate Conservation and Development Project area (Dark End Lumber and the Darai Plateau), Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


In the Litoria graminea complex according to the original publication. Shea and Kraus, 2007, Zootaxa, 1514: 37-60, commented on types.

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