Xenorhina similis (Zweifel, 1956)

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

Asterophrys similis Zweifel, 1956, Am. Mus. Novit., 1766: 5. Holotype: AMNH 43722, by original designation. Type locality: "9 kilometers northeast of Lake Habbema, 2800 meters, Netherlands New Guinea [Papua (New Guinea), Indonesia]".

Xenorhina similisZweifel, 1972, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 148: 541.

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

English Names

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


Central mountain ranges of Papua (Indonesia) to western Papua New Guinea.


Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 271, provided a brief account.

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