Copiula major Günther, 2002

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

Copiula major Günther, 2002, Faun. Abh. Staatl. Mus. Tierkd., Dresden, 23: 37. Holotype: ZMB 62076, by original designation. Type locality: "at an altitude of 650 m a.s.l., Wondiwoi Mountains at the base of the Wandammen Peninsula, about 8 km west of the coastal village of Yeretuar, 2° 56′ S, 134° 36′ E, Nabire district (Kabupaten Paniai), Irian Jaya (Papua Barat = West Papua) [now Papua], Indonesia".

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

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type localtiy in primary rainforest on the eastern slopes of the Wondiwoi Mountains, west of the coastal village of Yeretuar, base of the Wandammen Peninsula, Papua (New Guinea), Indonesia, 500-750 m elevation.


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 195-196, provided a brief account.

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