Cophixalus kaindiensis Zweifel, 1979

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

Cophixalus kaindiensis Zweifel, 1979, Am. Mus. Novit., 2678: 2. Holotype: AMNH 82904, by original designation. Type locality: "near the summit of Mount Kaindi, about 2300 m., 5 km. west of Wau, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea".

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

English Names

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


Upper elevations of Mount Kaindi and Mount Missim, near Wau, Papua New Guinea, 1600-2300 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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