Oreophryne penelopeia Kraus, 2016

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

Oreophryne penelopeia Kraus, 2016, Zootaxa, 4195: 33. Holotype: UMMZ 242399, by original designation. Type locality: "Mt. Hobia, 10.0781° S, 151.0070° E, 1000 m a.s.l., Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:2CBFFBCC-AFB2-423C-9B76-343DEBF76814

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

English Names

None noted. 


Known only from elevations of 980–1010 m near the top of Mount Hobia, south of Sewa Bay, Normanby Island, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea.  


Most similar to Oreophryne equus according to the original publication. 

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