Callulops fuscus (Peters, 1867)

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

Phrynomantis fusca Peters, 1867, Monatsber. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1867: 35. Syntypes: ZMB 5648 (2 specimens), according to Bauer, Günther, and Robeck, 1996, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 72: 267, and Bauer, 2016, in Das and Tuen (eds.), Nat. Explor. Field Sci. SE Asia Australasia: 93. Type locality: "Amboina", Moluccan Is., Indonesia.

Hylophorbus amboinensis Mertens, 1930, Zool. Meded., Leiden, 13: 145. Holotype: RMNH 5315, by original designation and according to Gassó Miracle, van den Hoek Ostende, and Arntzen, 2007, Zootaxa, 1482: 46. Type locality: "Amboin, Molukken", Indonesia. Synonymy by Zweifel, 1972, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 148: 469.

Asterophrys amboinensisParker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 61.

Asterophrys fuscaParker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 63; Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 691, by implication. See comment under Callulops

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

English Names

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


Amboina and Seram Is., Moluccas, Indonesia, and Batanta I., Papua, Indonesia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region, South Moluccas


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 242, provided a brief account.

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