Cophixalus pulchellus Kraus and Allison, 2000

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

Cophixalus pulchellus Kraus and Allison, 2000, J. Herpetol., 34: 538. Holotype: BPBM 13744, by original designation. Type locality: "1.3 km S and 2.3. km E of the summit of Mt. Hunstein, 1000 m elevation, 4.523° S, 142.675° E, Hunstein Mts., East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea".

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

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality in the Hunstein Mountains, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, 1000 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 188, provided a brief account.

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