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Sphenophryne similis
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Asterophryinae
genus: Sphenophryne
Taxonomic Notes: We follow Rivera et al. (2017) in recognizing Genyophryne, Liophryne, and Oxydactyla as synonyms of Sphenophryne. We acknowledge the relationships among these species remain poorly resolved and there may be additional genus-level taxonomic changes in the future.
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: Zweifel, R. G. 2000. Partition of the Australopapuan Microhylid frog genus Sphenophryne with descriptions of new species. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History No.253.
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES No CITES Listing
National Status None
Regional Status None
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