Choerophryne valkuriarum (Menzies, 1999)

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

Albericus valkuriarum Menzies, 1999, Aust. J. Zool., 47: 356. Holotype: UP 9454, by original designation. Type locality: "Mid-montane forest near Hidden Valley mining camp (7° 27′ S, 146° 40′ E), 14 km south-east of Wau, Morobe Province, altitude 2400 m,", Papua New Guinea.

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

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

English Names

None noted.


Eastern part of the central cordillera of New Guinea from the Ekuti Dividing Range south of Wau to Myola in the Owen Stanley Range, above 2000 m, Papua New Guinea.


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 177, provided a brief account. Shea and Kraus, 2007, Zootaxa, 1514: 37-60, commented on types and noted misidentifications among the paratypes.

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