A new species of the microhylid frog genus Choerophryne from Papua New Guinea

A new species of the microhylid frog genus Choerophryne from Papua New Guinea

Rainer Günther & Stephen J. Richards urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:8B9465BB-59F3-43BE-AC51-E1E02FE98C0D A new frog species belonging to the asterophryine microhylid genus Choerophryne is described from the mountains of Southern Highlands Province in central Papua New Guinea. It is a moderately large member of the genus (snout-urostyle lengths of five males 16.5–18.1 mm) with a short snout and advertisement calls consisting of long series of nasal ‘beeps’ lasting 303–373 ms duration with a pulse repetition rate of 276–321 pulses/s and a dominant frequency at 3.25...

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