Austrochaperina septentrionalis Allison and Kraus, 2003

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

Austrochaperina septentrionalis Allison and Kraus, 2003, J. Herpetol., 37: 638. Holotype: BPBM 14152, by original designation. Type locality: "Agpo Creek, 8.5 km N, 13 km E of Utai, 950 m elevation, 03.312° S, 141.700° E, Bewani Mts., West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea".

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

English Names

None noted.


Bewani and Torricelli mountains, West Sepik Province, northwestern Papua New Guinea.


Most similar to Austrochaperina hooglandi according to the original publication. Kraus and Allison, 2006, Herpetol. Rev., 37: 364-368, provided a record for the Torricelli Mountains. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 223-224, provided a brief account.

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