Choerophryne laurini (Günther, 2000)

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

Albericus laurini Günther, 2000, Mitt. Mus. Naturkd. Berlin, Zool., 76: 168. Holotype: ZMB 61915, by original designation. Type locality: "at an altitude of 950 m NN on the ridge of the Wondiwoi Mountains at the basis of the Wandammen Peninsula, about 10 km west of the village Yeretuar, Nabire district, Irian Jaya [now Papua]", New Guinea, Indonesia.

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

Asterophrys laurini — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 418. 

English Names

Wandammen Albericus Frog (Günther, 2003, Faun. Abh. Staatl. Mus. Tierkd., Dresden, 24: 214).


Wondiwoi mountains of Papua (New Guinea), Indonesia.


Günther, 2003, Faun. Abh. Staatl. Mus. Tierkd., Dresden, 24: 214, provided additional localities. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 176, characterized the call.

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