Oreophryne waira Günther, 2003

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

Oreophryne waira Günther, 2003, Zool. Abh. Staatl. Mus. Tierkd. Dresden, 53: 71. Holotype: ZMB 65878, by original designation. Type locality: "about 7 km NEN [sic] of the village of Kontiunae (colloquial Konti), 15 km NE of Serui, in the Waira Mountain on Yapen Island, 1° 47′ S and 136° 20′ E, altitude 630 m a.s.l., Papua, Province of Indonesia".

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

English Names

Waira Cross Frog (original publication).


Known only from the vicinity of the type locality on a slope of the Waira Mountain, about 7 km north-northeast of Konti, Yapen Island, Papua (New Guinea), Indonesia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region

Endemic: Indonesia, Indonesia - Papua Region

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