Callulops doriae Boulenger, 1888

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Callulops > Species: Callulops doriae

Callulops doriae Boulenger, 1888, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 6, 1: 345. Holotype: BMNH 1947.2.10.99 (formerly 1888.3.21.10), according to Parker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 66). Type locality: "Milne Gulf", Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea.

Asterophrys doriaeParker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 65; Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 691. See comment under Callulops

Xenorhina doriaeZweifel, 1972, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 148: 533.

Phrynomantis doriaeBurton, 1986, Rec. S. Aust. Mus., 19: 415.

Callulops doriaeDubois, 1988, Alytes, 7: 1-5.

English Names

Doria's Callulops Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 88).


Known from the southern portion of the Papuan Peninsula in the vicinity of Milne Bay and from Normanby Island, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, sea level to 555 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


See brief account by Menzies, 1976, Handb. Common New Guinea Frogs: 53-54. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 241, provided a brief account. Kraus, 2019, Zootaxa, 4612: 1–28, revised the species and provided an account as well as recognizing four unnamed species within its former limits. 

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