Oreophryne banshee Kraus, 2016

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

Oreophryne banshee Kraus, 2016, Zootaxa, 4195: 42. Holotype: BPBM 20451, by original designation. Type locality: "along Gesirava River, Sudest Island, 11.4903° S, 153.4136° E, 127 m a.s.l., Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea". 2CBFFBCC-AFB2-423C-9B76-343DEBF76814

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

English Names

None noted. 


Known only from two localities in central Sudest Island, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, from 127–800 m, although the species probably occurs throughout this island. Possibly to be found on some of the smaller islands lying just to the north and northwest of Sudest. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea

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