Choerophryne sanguinopicta (Kraus and Allison, 2005)

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

Albericus sanguinopictus Kraus and Allison, 2005, Pacific Sci., 59: 45. Holotype: BPBM 17833, by original designation. Type locality: "near Etakaba Creek, approximately 1 km SE Bunisi Village, 10.0245° S, 149.5947° E, 1,490-1,540 m, N slope of Mt. Simpson, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea".

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

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

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality although expected throughout the lower montane forest surrounding Mount Simpson, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea.


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 178, provided a brief account.

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