Choerophryne swanhildae (Menzies, 1999)

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

Albericus swanhildae Menzies, 1999, Aust. J. Zool., 47: 358. Holotype: UP 5572, by original designation. Type locality: "A Pandanus grove in mid-montane forest, 24 km north-east of Mendi (5° 350′ S, 145° 37′ E), Southern Highlands Province, altitude 2500 m,", Papua New Guinea.

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

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

English Names

None noted.


Hagen Ranges northeast of Mendi and the Kubor Range east of Mt. Hagen, Papua New Guinea.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


Shea and Kraus, 2007, Zootaxa, 1514: 37-60, commented on types.

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