Oreophryne sibilans Günther, 2003

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

Oreophryne sibilans Günther, 2003, Spixiana, München, 26: 176. Holotype: ZMB 62587, by original designation. Type locality: "at an altitude of 620 m a.s.l., Wondiwoi Mts. at the base of the Wandammen Peninsula, about 8 km west of the coastal village of Yeretuar, 2° 56′ S, 134° 38′ E, Papua, Province of Indonesia".

Asterophrys sibilans — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 419. 

English Names

None noted.


Between 500 and 800 m elevation on slopes and in valleys east of the main ridge of the Wondiwoi Mountains at the base of the Wandammen Peninsula, Papua (New Guinea), Indonesia; likely on the Fakfak Peninsular and on Japen Island.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region

Endemic: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 213–214, provided a brief account.

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