Cophixalus daymani Zweifel, 1956

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

Cophixalus daymani Zweifel, 1956, Am. Mus. Novit., 1766: 39. Holotype: AMNH 56879, by original designation. Type locality: "at an elevation of 2330 meters (7320 feet) on the north slope of Mt. Dayman, Maneau Range, Territory of Papua [Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea]".

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

English Names

Dayman Rainforest Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 88).


Known only from the type locality (Mount Dayman, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, 2330 m elevation).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 191, provided a brief account.

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