Cophixalus petrophilus Hoskin, 2013

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

Cophixalus petrophilus Hoskin, 2013, Zootaxa, 3722: 63. Holotype: QMJ92560, by original designation. Type locality: "Melville Range (14°18'54" S, 144°29'54" E; elevation 120 m a.s.l.), Cape Melville, north-east Queensland", Australia. 

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

English Names

Blotched Boulder-frog (original publication)


Known only from granite boulder-fields of the Melville Range, Cape Melville, Queensland, north-eastern Australia. 


 Cutajar, Portway, Gillard, and Rowley, 2022, Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus. Online, 36: 11, provided a polygon distribution map.

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