Nyctimystes trachydermis Zweifel, 1983

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

Nyctimystes trachydermis Zweifel, 1983, Am. Mus. Novit., 2759: 12. Holotype: AMNH 82866, by original designation. Type locality: "at an elevation of about 1250 m. at Gapaia Creek, trail between Garaina and Saureli, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea".

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

English Names

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


Mountains of southern eastern New Guinea.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 158-159, and Menzies, 2014, Alytes, 31: 69, provided a brief accounts.

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