Callulops microtis (Werner, 1901)

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

Mantophryne microtis Werner, 1901, Zool. Anz., 24: 102. Holotype: ZMB 16499 (considered lost or destroyed by Zweifel, 1972, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 148: 494, but located by Bauer, Günther, and Robeck, 1996, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 72: 265). Type locality: "Deutsch-Neu-Guinea" (= northern part of Papua New Guinea).

Manthophryne microtisVogt, 1911, Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berlin, 1911: 429.

Phrynomantis microtisNoble, 1926, Am. Mus. Novit., 212: 20, by implication.

Asterophrys microtisParker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 64; Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 691, by implication. See comment under Callulops

Callulops microtisKraus, 2012, Herpetologica, 68: 261.

English Names

None noted.


Mountain ranges of northeastern Papua New Giuinea.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


Removed from the synonymy of Callulops robustus by Kraus, 2012, Herpetologica, 68: 261, where it had been placed by Zweifel, 1972, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 148: 493-494.

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