Xenorhina ventrimaculata Günther, Dahl, and Richards, 2021

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

Xenorhina ventrimaculata Günther, Dahl, and Richards, 2021, Vert. Zool., Senckenberg, 71: 623. Holotype: SAMA R71741,  by original designation. Type locality: "adjacent to Utai Village, West Sepik (Sandaun) Province, Papua New Guinea (3.3875°S, 141.5853°E; 210 m a.s.l.)" http://zoobank.org/D11A9F8E-F461-4411-8622-E48DFAA68BC1 

English Names

None noted. 


Known with certainty from two locations approximately 150 km apart in the lowlands of the Sepik River basin in northwestern Papua New Guinea (West Sepik and East Sepik provinces); likely to be found in adjacent Papua, Indonesia (New Guinea).  


External morphology and vocalization addressed in the original publication as well as the problematic nature of the East Sepik (Wamangu) population. 

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