Cophixalus zweifeli Davies and McDonald, 1998

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

Cophixalus zweifeli Davies and McDonald, 1998, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust., 122: 160. Holotype: QM J64888, by original designation. Type locality: "Cape Melville National Park, 14° 15′ 3″ S, 144° 27′ 40″ E, altitude 60-80 m.", Queensland, Australia.

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

English Names

Zweifel's Frog (Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 108).


Known only from the boulder fields in Cape Melville National Park, Queensland, Australia.


Most closely related to Cophixalus infacetus according to the original publication. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 108-109. See Hoskin, 2013, Zootaxa, 3722: 61–72, for morphology and life history information. Cutajar, Portway, Gillard, and Rowley, 2022, Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus. Online, 36: 11, provided a polygon distribution map.  

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