Xenorhina zweifeli (Kraus and Allison, 2002)

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

Xenobatrachus zweifeli Kraus and Allison, 2002, Herpetologica, 58: 57. Holotype: BPBM 14052, by original designation. Type locality: "the summit of Mt. Menawa, 10.5 km N, 15.7 km E of Utai Aerodrome, 1920 m elevation, 3.295° S, 141.723° E, Bewani Mts., West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea".

Xenorhina zweifeliFrost, 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 zweifeli — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 557, by implication.

English Names

None noted.


Bewani and Hunstein Mts., two isolated North Coast ranges of modest elevation, separated by a straight line distance of ca. 140 km, Papua New Guinea.


In the Xenobatrachus rostratus group and closely similar to Xenobatrachus mehelyi and Xenobatrachus subcroceus according to the original publication. The Xenobatrachus rostratus group rejected by Menzies, 2006, Frogs New Guinea & Solomon Is.: 256, who provided a brief account (as Xenobatrachus zweifeli) on page 266.

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