Austrochaperina brachypus Günther and Richards, 2019

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

Austrochaperina brachypus Günther and Richards, 2019, Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 69: 339. Holotype: SAMA R71448, by original designation. Type locality: "Papua New Guinea, Hela Province, Moran Oilfield (6.2390°S, 143.1210°E; 1,700 m a.s.l.)". ZOOBANK . Junior secondary homonym of Hylella brachypus Werner, 1898, when both are in Asterophrys

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

English Names

None noted. 


Known only from the type locality (Moran Oilfield) on the Agogo Range, Hela Province, Papua New Guinea, 1750 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea

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