Choerophryne burtoni Richards, Dahl, and Hiaso, 2007

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Choerophryne > Species: Choerophryne burtoni

Choerophryne burtoni Richards, Dahl, and Hiaso, 2007, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust., 131: 136. Holotype: SAMA R62475, by original designation. Type locality: "Moran area, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea, 6° 14.363′ S, 143° 07.660′ E, altitude 1800 m".

Asterophrys burtoni — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 477, by implication. 

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (ca. 1800 m) in lower montane rainforest (Moran area) and ca. 80 km to the northwest (2037 m elevation), Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea.

Comment

External morphology and the advertisement call described in the original publication. Kraus, 2010, Herpetol. Rev., 41: 246–248, provided the first record away from the type locality.

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