Xenorhina eiponis Blum and Menzies, 1989

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Asterophryinae > Genus: Xenorhina > Species: Xenorhina eiponis

Xenorhina eiponis Blum and Menzies, 1989 "1988", Alytes, 7: 154. Holotype: UP 7407, by original designation. Type locality: "Base Camp, Eipomek Valley, Irian Jaya [now Papua], Jayawijaya Division, altitude 1800 m", Indonesia.

Asterophrys eiponis — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 557, by implication.

English Names

Eipomek Snouted Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 93).


Known only from the Eipomek Valley in Papua (Indonesia), western New Guinea.


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 268-269, provided a brief account. Shea and Kraus, 2007, Zootaxa, 1514: 37-60, commented on types.

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