Austrochaperina kosarek Zweifel, 2000

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

Austrochaperina kosarek Zweifel, 2000, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 253: 38. Holotype: MZB Amph. 3561, by original designation. Type locality: "Kosarek, elevation 1400 m, Jayawijaya District, Irian Jaya [now Papua], Indonesia".

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

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (Kosarek, Jayawijaya District, Papua, Indonesia [New Guinea]) on the north slope of the central dividing range of Papua, about 110 km west of the border with Papua New Guinea.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region

Endemic: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 220, provided a brief account.

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