Choerophryne gunnari (Menzies, 1999)

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

Albericus gunnari Menzies, 1999, Aust. J. Zool., 47: 355. Holotype: UP 5240, by original designation. Type locality: "Forest on steep slopes by Aieme Creek, a tributary of the Musgrave River (9° 30′ S, 147° 37′ E), Central Province, altitude 450 m,", Papua New Guinea.

Choerophryne gunnari — Peloso, Frost, Richards, Rodrigues, Donnellan, Matsui, Raxworthy, Biju, Lemmon, Lemmon, and Wheeler, 2016, Cladistics, 32: 139. 

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

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality in Central Province and 40 k to the northeast of the type locality, also in Central Province, Papua New Guinea.


Shea and Kraus, 2007, Zootaxa, 1514: 37-60, commented on types. Kraus, 2010, Herpetol. Rev., 41: 246-248, provided the first record away from the type locality.

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