Xenorhina ocellata Van Kampen, 1913

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

Xenorhina ocellata Van Kampen, 1913, Nova Guinea, 9: 461. Syntypes: 3 specimens in original publication, these being ZMA 5815-5816 and FMNH 100100 (formerly EHT) according to Van Tuijl, 1995, Bull. Zool. Mus. Univ. Amsterdam, 14: 129. Type locality: "Hellwig-Gebirge (+/- 2500 m)" = Hellwig Mountains (+/- 2500 m) [Papua (New Guinea), Indonesia].

Xenobatrachus ocellatusVan Kampen, 1919, Bijdr. Dierkd., 21: 54.

Xenorhina ocellataFrost, 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.

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

English Names

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


High mountains of central Papua (New Guinea), Indonesia.


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 262, provided a brief account (as Xenobatrachus ocellatus).

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