Aphantophryne parkeri (Loveridge, 1955)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Aphantophryne > Species: Aphantophryne parkeri

Oreophryne parkeri Loveridge, 1955, Breviora, 50: 3. Holotype: MCZ 12964, by original designation. Type locality: "Matapan [= Matapau], [West Sepik Province,] Australian New Guinea [Papua New Guinea]".

Aphantophryne parkeriRivera, Kraus, Allison, and Butler, 2017, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 112: 7, by implication. 

Asterophrys parkeri — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 462. 

English Names

Parker's Cross Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 91).


Known only from three localities: the type locality, a coastal village lying about midway between Aitape and Wewak, in West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea; a locality in the Bewani Mountains, also in West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, and from Sentani, Papua, Indonesia


See account by Zweifel, Menzies, and Price, 2003, Am. Mus. Novit., 3415: 24-27. Kraus and Allison, 2006, Herpetol. Rev., 37: 364-368, provided the Bewani Mountains record.

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