Callulops humicola (Zweifel, 1972)

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

Phrynomantis humicola humicola Zweifel, 1972, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 148: 471. Holotype: AMNH 66261, by original designation. Type locality: "Mt. Otto near Kotuni between 7000 and 8000 ft. (2130–2440 m.) above sea level, Eastern Highlands District [Eastern Highlands Province], Territory of New Guinea [Papua New Guinea]".

Callulops humicola humicolaDubois, 1988, Alytes, 7: 4-5.

Asterophrys humicola — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 691, by implication. See comment under Callulops

English Names

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


Western Highlands, Eastern Highlands, and Chimbu provinces, Papua New Guinea.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


See Richards, Burton, Cunningham, and Dennis, 1995, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust., 119: 157-162, for discussion of relationships. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 243, provided a brief account.

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