Callulops stictogaster (Zweifel, 1972)

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

Phrynomantis stictogaster Zweifel, 1972, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 148: 503. Holotype: AMNH 74895, by original designation. Type locality: "Irumbofoie, elevation ca. 6600 ft. (2010 m.), 9 mi. S, and 10 mi. W Goroka, Eastern Highlands District [Eastern Highlands Province], Territory of New Guinea [Papua New Guinea]". Species name is a noun in apposition. 

Callulops stictogasterDubois, 1988, Alytes, 7: 1–5.

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

English Names

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


Central mountain ranges of Papua New Guinea, in Western Highlands, Eastern Highlands, and Morobe provinces.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


See brief account by Menzies, 1976, Handb. Common New Guinea Frogs: 51–52. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 246–247, provided a brief account.

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