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.
Coloration for A. adamantine is that of a dorsally tan with indistinct darker mottling. The lateral portions of the face are paler. Throat and hind legs are slightly darker.
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Papua New Guinea
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Possible reasons for amphibian decline
General habitat alteration and loss
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, 253, 1-130.
Written by Raul E. Diaz (lissamphibia AT gmail.com), AWeb
First submitted 2004-12-14
Edited by Tate Tunstall (2005-05-04)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2005 Austrochaperina adamantina <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/6364> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Jan 19, 2019.
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