Oreophryne phoebe Kraus, 2017

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

Oreophryne phoebe Kraus, 2017, J. Herpetol., 51: 553. Holotype: BPBM 39509, by original designation. Type locality: "along Upper Muniai River, Woodlark Island, 9.12168S, 152.74868E, 67 m above sea level (a.s.l.), Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea". 

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

English Names

None noted. 


Known only from Woodlark Island, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea; this island rises to a maximum elevation of only 240 m, so the frog is almost certainly found across its entire extent, with the likely exception of mangrove areas.

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