Austrochaperina hooglandi (Zweifel, 1967)

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

Sphenophryne hooglandi Zweifel, 1967, Am. Mus. Novit., 2309: 2. Holotype: AMNH 77597, by original designation. Type locality: "Mt. Hunstein, Sepik District, [East Sepik Province,] Territory of New Guinea [Papua New Guinea]".

Austrochaperina hooglandiZweifel, 2000, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 253: 35.

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

English Names

New Guinea Land Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 92).


Hunstein, Schrader, and Adelbert Mountains, West Sepik and Madang provinces, Papua New Guinea.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


See account by Zweifel, 2000, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 253: 35. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 219-220, provided a brief account.

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