Hylophorbus nigrinus Günther, 2001

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Hylophorbus > Species: Hylophorbus nigrinus

Hylophorbus nigrinus Günther, 2001, Russ. J. Herpetol., 8: 92. Holotype: ZMB 62402, by original designation. Type locality: "7 km north of the village of Konti (NE of Serui) at an altitude of 640 m NN, 1° 49′ S, 136° 18′ E, Yapen Island, Irian Jaya (West Papua), Indonesia".

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

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the vicinity of the type locality, 630 to 650 m elevation, near the Serui-Jobi road on Yapen Island, Papua, New Guinea, Indonesia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region

Endemic: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 250, provided a brief account.

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