Austrochaperina adamantina Zweifel, 2000

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Austrochaperina > Species: Austrochaperina adamantina

Austrochaperina adamantina Zweifel, 2000, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 253: 11. Holotype: AMNH 78185, by original designation. Type locality: "West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, on Mount Nibo, 9 km N, 15.5 km E of Lumi, at an elevation between 700 and 1550 m".

Asterophrys adamantina — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 465. 

English Names

None noted.


Torricelli and Hunstein Mountains, West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


Most similar to Austrochaperina macrorhynchus according to the original publication. Kraus and Allison, 2006, Herpetol. Rev., 37: 364-368, provided a range extension to the Bewani Mountains and characterized the range. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 216, provided a brief account.

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