Austrochaperina yelaensis Zweifel, 2000

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

Austrochaperina yelaensis Zweifel, 2000, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 253: 54. Holotype: AMNH 135406, by original designation. Type locality: "at an elevation of 700 m on the south slopes of Mt. Rossel, Yela (= Rossel) Island, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea".

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

English Names

None noted.


Known from the type locality on Mount Rossel, Yela I., and Sudest (= Tagula) I., in Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


Kraus and Shea, 2005, Herpetol. Rev., 36: 471, provided the record from Sudest I., Papua New Guinea. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 224, provided a brief account.

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