Austrochaperina blumi Zweifel, 2000

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

Austrochaperina blumi Zweifel, 2000, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 253: 20. Holotype: MZB Amph. 3562, by original designation. Type locality: "Kosarek, elevation 1400 m, Jayawijaya District, Irian Jaya [now Papua], Indonesia. This locality is on the north slope of the central dividing range of Irian Jaya [now Papua], west of Nipsan and northeast of Anguruk".

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

English Names

None noted.


Elevations of 1400–1500 m on the north slope of the central dividing range of Papua, Indonesia (New Guinea); Bewani and Torricelli mountains (West Sepik Province) and Hunstein Mountains (East Sepik Province), Papua New Guinea.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region, Papua New Guinea


Kraus and Allison, 2006, Herpetol. Rev., 37: 364–368, provided range extensions into Papua New Guinea and characterized the range. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 217–218, provided a brief account. Shea and Kraus, 2007, Zootaxa, 1514: 37–60, commented on types.

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