Choerophryne siegfriedi (Menzies, 1999)

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

Albericus siegfriedi Menzies, 1999, Aust. J. Zool., 47: 349. Holotype: UP 3480, by original designation. Type locality: "Mt Elimbari, 2500 m, Simbu Province, 6° 12′ S, 145° 09′ E", Papua New Guinea.

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

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

English Names

None noted.


Known only from Mount Elimbari, Simbu Province, Papua New Guinea, 2400-2500 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 176, characterized the call. Shea and Kraus, 2007, Zootaxa, 1514: 37-60, commented on types and variation in description of the location of the type locality. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 445.

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