Xenorhina macrops Van Kampen, 1913

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

Xenorhina macrops Van Kampen, 1913, Nova Guinea, 9: 460. Syntypes: ZMA 5725-28; ZMA 5725 designated lectotype by Daan and Hillenius, 1966, Beaufortia, 13: 126. Type locality: "Hellwig-Gebirge (+/- 2500 m)" (= Hellwig Mountains, +/- 2500 m) in original publication; corrected to "peak in Hellwig Mountains, West New Guinea [Papua, Indonesia], altitude 2200 m.", by Daan and Hillenius, 1966, Beaufortia, 13: 126.

Xenobatrachus macrops — Van Kampen, 1923, Amph. Indo-Austral. Arch.: 128.

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

Xenorhina macropsFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 366.

English Names

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


Moderate to high elevations in the mountains of Papua (New Guinea), Indonesia.


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 260-261, provided a brief account (as Xenobatrachus macrops).

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