Oreophryne nicolasi Richards and Günther, 2019

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

Oreophryne nicolasi Richards and Günther, 2019, Salamandra, 55: 60. Holotype: SAMA R71382, by original designaiton. Type locality: "Baia River Valley, Western Province, Papua New Guinea (6.0205° S, 142.5473° E; 330 m a.s.l.)". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act: 99A45E4E-2D1A-4E73-89BB-A992DE76D7B1

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

English Names

None noted. 


known from a narrow band of wet foothill rainforest along the southern fringe of New Guinea’s central cordillera that extends to the lowlands of the Kikori River basin, in Gulf, Western and Southern Highlands Provinces in Papua New Guinea at elevations between near sea level at Kopi to almost 1000 m. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea

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