Xenorhina mehelyi (Boulenger, 1898)

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

English Names

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


Moderately low elevations in the southeastern part of Papua New Guinea, from near the Papua (Indonesia) border almost to Port Moresby.


Removed from the synonymy of Xenobatrachus rostrata by Zweifel, 1972, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 148: 517, where it had been placed by Méhely, 1901, Termés. Füzetek, 24: 233; Parker, 1934, Monogr. Frogs Fam. Microhylidae: 55. Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 261, provided a brief account (as Xenobatrachus mehelyi).

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