Sphenophryne coggeri (Zweifel, 2000)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Sphenophryne > Species: Sphenophryne coggeri

Oxydactyla coggeri Zweifel, 2000, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 253: 80. Holotype: AMS 22851, by original designation. Type locality: "vicinity of Fungoi, Kaironk Valley, 2000 m elevation, about 3 kim north, 6 km west of Simbai, Madang Province, Papua New Guinea".

Sphenophryne coggeri — Rivera, Kraus, Allison, and Butler, 2017, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 112: 4, by implication of the synonymy of Oxydactyla with Sphenophryne.

Asterophrys coggeri — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 547, by implication. 

English Names

None noted.


Known currently from two regions separated by about 120 km: the Kairong Valley-Schrader Mountains area of Madang Province, and from near Mendi, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


Shea and Kraus, 2007, Zootaxa, 1514: 37-60, commented on types.

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