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Northern New Guinea tree frog
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Synonyms
  • Hyla graminea (Boulenger, 1905)
  • Litoria graminea (Tyler, 1971)
  • Litoria dux (Richards and Oliver, 2006)
  • Dryopsophus gramineus (Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016)
  • Nyctimystes dux (Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016)
  • Ranoidea graminea (Dubois and Frétey, 2016)
  • Nytimystes gramineus (American Museum of Natural History, 2018)

The Northern New Guinea tree frog (Nytimystes gramineus) is a tree frog from Papua New Guinea.

This is a canopy-dwelling frog, meaning it lives high in the branches of the trees where the leaves grow. For a while, scientists thought Litoria dux was a different species, but some scientists now think Litoria dux is part of Litoria graminea.


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