Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Eggs: Unlike other members of the genus, small brown eggs are not laid in water. Instead, eggs are relatively large, unpigmented, and few in quantity, laid on land and hidden in damp places. Metamorphosis happens inside the egg so that young frogs instead of tadpoles emerge (Menzies 1975).
Menzies, J. I. (1975). Handbook of Common New Guinea Frogs. Wau Ecology Institute, Papua New Guinea.
Zweifel, R. G. (1969). ''Frogs of the genus Platymantis (Ranidae) in New Guinea, with the description of a new species.'' American Museum Novitates, 2374, 1-19.
Written by Chih Wang (chihwang AT uclink.berkeley.edu), AmphibiaWeb Volunteer
First submitted 2003-05-13
Edited by Tate Tunstall (2003-05-14)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2003 Cornufer papuensis <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/4909> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 24, 2020.
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