Austrochaperina yelaensis Zweifel, 2000



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1960

Rediscovered in 2004

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Papua New Guinea


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific 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 [2000]: 1-130.


Other references:

Scheffers, Brett R., Yong, Ding Li, Harris, J. Berton C., Giam, Xingli and Sodhi, Navjot S. (2011). The world’s rediscovered species: back from the brink? PLoS ONE 6(7): e22531. [Supporting Information (Table S1)]

Stephen Richards, Richard Zweifel, Fred Kraus. (2004). Austrochaperina yelaensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57702A11672137. Downloaded on 12 February 2017.


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