AmphibiaWeb - Asterophrys foja
Asterophrys foja
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Asterophryinae
genus: Asterophrys
Taxonomic Notes: We follow Rivera et al. (2017) in recognizing Metamagnusia and Pseudocallulops as synonyms of Asterophrys. While the phylogenetic relationships of these species remains unresolved, they have long been recognized as closely related to one another.
Rivera, J. A., F. Kraus, A. Allison, and M. A. Butler. 2017. Molecular phylogenetics and dating of the problematic New Guinea microhylid frogs (Amphibia: Anura) reveals elevated speciation rates and need for taxonomic reclassification. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 112:1-11.
Species Description: G√ľnther, R., Richards, S., Tjaturadi, B. (2016). "A new species of the frog genus Pseudocallulops from the Foja Mountains in northwestern New Guinea (Amphibia, Microhylidae)." Russian J Herpetology 23: 63-69.
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