Barygenys cheesmanae Parker, 1936

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Barygenys > Species: Barygenys cheesmanae

Barygenys cheesmanae Parker, 1936, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 10, 17: 74. Holotype: BMNH 1935.3.9.125, by original designation; renumbered as BMNH 1947.2.10.84 according to Zweifel, 1972, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 148: 440. Type locality: "Mt. Tafa (8500 ft.), Papua" (5 mi. SE Mondo, Central Province, Papua New Guinea).

Asterophrys cheesmanae — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 418. 

English Names

Cheesman's Papua Frogs (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 87).


Mount Tafa, 2070-2590 m elevation, Papua New Guinea.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 236, provided a brief account.

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