Cophixalus bombiens Zweifel, 1985

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Cophixalus > Species: Cophixalus bombiens

Cophixalus bombiens Zweifel, 1985, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 182: 305. Holotype: QM J42060, by original designation. Type locality: "southern side of Mt. Windsor Tableland, elevation about 900 m, approximately 40 km west-northwest of Mossman, Queensland," Australia.

Asterophrys bombiens — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 479, by implication.

English Names

Windsor Nursery-Frog (Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 222).

Buzzing Rainforest Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 88; Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 364).

Buzzing Frog (Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 108).


Mount Windsor-Mount Thornton–Finnigan Uplands region, between Cooktown and Cairns in northeastern Queensland, Australia, 900-1300 m elevation.


See account by Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 364. Hoskin, 2004, Aust. J. Zool., 52: 262, commented on the range. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 625. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 108–109. Cutajar, Portway, Gillard, and Rowley, 2022, Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus. Online, 36: 9, provided a polygon distribution map.

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