Sphenophryne stenodactyla (Zweifel, 2000)

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

Oxydactyla stenodactyla Zweifel, 2000, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 253: 84. Holotype: AMNH 66047, by original designation. Type locality: "Piunde-Aunde Lakes, Mt. Wilhelm, 3570 m, Simbu Province, Papua New Guinea".

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

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

English Names

None noted.


Elevations of 2490 to 4000 m in the central highlands of Papua New Guinea in Western Highlands, Simbu, and Eastern Highlands Provinces.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Papua New Guinea

Endemic: Papua New Guinea


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 230, provided a brief account.

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