Barygenys maculata Menzies and Tyler, 1977

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

Barygenys maculata Menzies and Tyler, 1977, J. Zool., London, 183: 447. Holotype: UP 5090, by original designation. Type locality: "approximately three kilometers northwest of Agaun, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, altitude 1500 m".

Asterophrys maculata — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 467. 

English Names

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


Vicinity of the type locality in Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea.


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 237-238, provided a brief account. Shea and Kraus, 2007, Zootaxa, 1514: 37-60, commented on types.

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