Sphenophryne magnitympanum (Kraus and Allison, 2009)

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

Liophryne magnitympanum Kraus and Allison, 2009, Bishop Mus. Occas. Pap., 104: 15. Holotype: BPBM 19358, by original designation. Type locality: "Siruhu, W slope Mt. Obree, 9.44467° S, 148.00923° E, 1640 m, Central Province, Papua New Guinea".

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

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

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the western slope of Mount Obree, Central Province, and from Mount Suckling, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


 Kraus, 2013, Herpetol. Rev., 44: 278, provided a record from the east slope of Mount Suckling, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea.

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