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Jimi River frog
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Scientific classification
  • Rana jimiensis (Tyler, 1967)
  • Rana (Hylarana) jimiensis (Dubois, 1987)
  • Rana (Tylerana) jimiensis (Dubois, 1992)
  • Sylvirana jimiensis (Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006)
  • Hylarana jimiensis (Che, Pang, Zhao, Wu, Zhao, and Zhang, 2007)
  • Tylerana jimiensis (Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010)
  • Papurana jimiensis (Oliver, Prendini, Kraus, and Raxworthy, 2015)

The Jimi River frog (Papurana jimiensis) is a frog from New Guinea. It can be found north of the highlands in the middle of the island. It lives in both Papua New Guinea and Indonesia. Scientists have seen it near the Jimi River, Sepik River, and Ramu River.

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