Cophixalus verecundus Zweifel and Parker, 1989

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

Cophixalus verecundus Zweifel and Parker, 1989, Am. Mus. Novit., 2954: 16. Holotype: AMNH 130405, by original designation. Type locality: "Myola Guest House, 2080 m, 7 km south, 6 km west of Mt. Bellamy, Northern Province, Papua New Guinea".

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

English Names

Myola Rainforest Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 89).


Known only from the type locality (near Myola, in the Owen Stanley Range, Northern Province, Papua New Guinea).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 185, provided a brief account. Shea and Kraus, 2007, Zootaxa, 1514: 37-60, commented on types.

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