Choerophryne nigrescens Günther, 2008

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

Choerophryne nigrescens Günther, 2008, Acta Zool. Sinica, 54: 664. Holotype: ZMB 70356, by original designation. Type locality: "Kontiunae (Konti ) , or about 15 km straight-line distance NE of Serui , Yapen Island, Cenderawasih Bay, Papua Province of Indonesia , altitude 650 m asl, 1°47′S and 136°20′E."

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

English Names

Blackish Choerophryne (original publication).


Known only from three localities on Yapen Island (type locality on Waira Mountain, Amoman Mountain, and 3 km east of the village of Randowaya) and in the Foya Mountains on the mainland, Papua Province, Indonesia (New Guinea). 

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