Copiula derongo (Zweifel, 2000)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Copiula > Species: Copiula derongo

Austrochaperina derongo Zweifel, 2000, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 253: 27. Holotype: AMNH 82289, by original designation. Type locality: "Derongo, 400 m, Western Province, Papua New Guinea".

Copiula derongo — Peloso, Frost, Richards, Rodrigues, Donnellan, Matsui, Raxworthy, Biju, Lemmon, Lemmon, and Wheeler, 2016, Cladistics, 32: 139. 

Asterophrys derongo — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 418. 

English Names

None noted.


Moderate to low elevations along the southern flank of the central dividing range in the Wapoga River drainage (Indonesia)—Papua New Guinea border to the Purari River drainage in Gulf and Simbu Provinces; expected in easternmost Papua, Indonesia.


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 218, provided a brief account. Shea and Kraus, 2007, Zootaxa, 1514: 37-60, commented on types.

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