Mantophryne louisiadensis (Parker, 1934)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Mantophryne > Species: Mantophryne louisiadensis

Asterophrys louisiadensis Parker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 62. Holotype: BMNH 1899.4.25.22, by original designation; renumbered BMNH 1947.2.11.1, according to Zweifel, 1972, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 148: XXX. Type locality: "Rossel Island, Louisiadé Archip.", Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea.

Phrynomantis louisiadensisZweifel, 1972, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 148: 485.

Mantophryne louisiadensisBurton, 1986, Rec. S. Aust. Mus., 19: 405-450.

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

English Names

Louisiade Archipelago Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 90).


Rossel Is., Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea. See comment


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 253-254, provided a brief account. Earlier records from Sudest island now apply to Mantophryns axanthogaster

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