Asterophrys leucopus Richards, Johnston, and Burton, 1994

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Asterophrys > Species: Asterophrys leucopus

Asterophrys leucopus Richards, Johnston, and Burton, 1994, Mem. Queensland Mus., 37: 282. Holotype: QM J58650, by original designation. Type locality: "Stolle Mountain, Sandaun (West Sepik) Province, Papua New Guinea, 4° 48′ S, 141° 39′ E, 1600 m".

English Names

None noted.


Stolle Mountain (Sandaun Province), Hunstein Mountains (East Sepik Province), and Bewani Mountains (West Sepik Province), Papua New Guinea.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


Kraus and Allison, 2006, Herpetol. Rev., 37: 364-368, provided a range extension to the Bewani Mountains, West Sepik Province, and Hunstein Mountains, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 233, provided a brief account.

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