Sphenophryne miniafia (Kraus, 2014)

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

Liophryne miniafia Kraus, 2014, J. Herpetol., 48 : 256. Holotype: BPBM 39929, by original designation. Type locality: "south slope of Mt. Trafalgar, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea (19.19068S, 149.16118E), elevation 1,045 m."

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

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

English Names

None noted. 


Known only from the vicinity of the type locality on the southern flank of Mount Trafalgar (Oro Province, Papua New Guinea) at elevations of 830–1045 m; presumably to be found at higher elevations and possibly on the upper slopes of Mount Victory as well.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea

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