Oreophryne alticola Zweifel, Cogger, and Richards, 2005

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Oreophryne > Species: Oreophryne alticola

Oreophryne alticola Zweifel, Cogger, and Richards, 2005, Am. Mus. Novit., 3495: 4. Holotype: UP 9520, by original designation (now destroyed, according to the original publication). Type locality: "at a pass, elevation 3900 m, in the central ranges of Papua, Indonesia, about 70 km east and 35 km south of Angguruk, and 20 km west-southwest of Bima".

Asterophrys alticola — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 521, by implication. 

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (20 km west-southwest of Bima, Papua [New Guinea], Indonesia).


Shea and Kraus, 2007, Zootaxa, 1514: 37-60, commented on types.

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