Cophixalus hinchinbrookensis Hoskin, 2012

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

Cophixalus hinchinbrookensis Hoskin, 2012, Zootaxa, 3271: 10. Holotype: QM J44166, by original designation. Type locality: "upper Gayundah C[ree]k, Hinchinbrook Island (18° 22′ S, 146° 15′ E, elevation 850 m), north-east Queensland", Australia.

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

English Names

Hinchinbrook Island Nursery-frog (original publication).


Restricted to Hinchinbrook Island, off the coast of northeastern Queensland, Australia, at elevation above 300 m.


Confused with Cophixalus ornatus prior to a study of its molecular and morphological geographic variation, and forming the sister taxon of Cophixalus australis, according to the original publication.

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