A New Species of the Frog Genus Pseudocallulops from the Foja Mountains in Northwestern New Guinea (Amphibia, Microhylidae)

Rainer Günther, Stephen Richards, Burhan Tjaturadi


We describe a new species in the recently erected microhylid frog genus Pseudocallulops, increasing the number of species in this genus from two to three. The new species differs from congeners in body proportions, color and advertisement calls which consist of a series of 4 – 5 soft, distinctly pulsed «creaking» notes. It is presently known only from the Foja Mountains, an isolated mountain range in northern Papua Province of Indonesia.


Amphibia; Anura; Microhylidae; new species; northern Papua Province; Indonesia

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2016-23-1-63-69


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