Oreophryne oviprotector Günther, Richards, Bickford, and Johnston, 2012

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

Oreophryne oviprotector Günther, Richards, Bickford, and Johnston, 2012, Zoosyst. Evol., Berlin, 88: 224. Holotype: SAMA R65049, by original designation. Type locality: "Gugusu Camp, Muller Range, Western Province, Papua New Guinea (05° 43.751 S, 142° 15.797 E); 515 meters above sea level".

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

English Names

None noted.


Southern Papua New Guinea from the Star Mountains of Western Province adjacent to the Papua (Indonesia) border to the Crater Mountain Wildlife Management Area in southern Chimbu Province, at elevations of between 40 and 1000 m elevation; possibly extending into Papua, Indonesia.

Geographics occurrence

Natural resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic to the political unit: Papua New Guinea

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