Mountain big-eyed tree frog

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Mountain big-eyed tree frog
Nyctimystes montanus holotype.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Pelodryadidae
Genus: Nyctimystes
N. montanus
Binomial name
Nyctimystes montanus
(Peters and Doria, 1878)[1]
  • Nyctimystes montana
  • Hyla montana
  • Hyla montana montana
  • Litoria montana [1]

The mountain big-eyed tree frog (Nyctimystes montanus) is a tree frog from New Guinea. Scientists have only seen it in the Arfak Mountains in Indonesia.[1][2][3][4][5]

The adult male frog is about 5.2 cm long and the female about 6.3 cm long. The dead, preserved frog is gray or brown with darker markings.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Nyctimystes montanus (Peters and Doria, 1878)". American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved July 12, 2020.
  2. Richard George Zweifel (1958). "Frogs of the Papuan hylid genus Nyctimystes. American Museum novitates; no. 1896". American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved July 11, 2020.
  3. "Nyctimystes montanus". Amphibiaweb. Retrieved July 12, 2020.
  4. Stephen Richards; Allen Allison; Fred Kraus (2004). "Mountain Big-eyed Treefrog: Nyctimystes montanus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. p. e.T55776A11353398. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55776A11353398.en. Retrieved July 12, 2020.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Richard G. Zweifel (1958). "Results of the Archbold Expeditions. No. 78 Frogs of the Papuan Hylid Genus Nyctimystes" (PDF). American Museum of Natural History. p. 21. Retrieved July 12, 2020.