Barygenys nana Zweifel, 1972

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

Barygenys nana Zweifel, 1972, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 148: 444. Holotype: AMNH 76471, by original designation. Type locality: "Daulo Pass, Eastern Highlands District [Eastern Highlands Province], Territory of New Guinea [Papua New Guinea]". Junior secondary homonym of Oreophryne nana Brown and Alcala, 1967, when both in Asterophrys

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

English Names

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


High elevations in Eastern Highlands and Western Highlands provinces, Papua New Guinea.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 238-239, provided a brief account.

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