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Papurana papua
Conservation status
Scientific classification
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Synonyms
  • Rana papua (lesson, 1829)
  • Limnodytes Waigiensis (Duméril and Bibron, 1841)
  • Limnodytes papuensis (Meyer, 1875)
  • Limnodytes papua (Peters and Doria, 1878)
  • Rana papua (Boulenger, 1882)
  • Rana (Hylorana) papua (Boulenger, 1918)
  • Rana (Hylarana) papua (Van Kampen, 1923)
  • Hylorana papua (Deckert, 1938)
  • Rana semelvella (Menzies, 1987)
  • Rana (Papurana) semelvella (Dubois, 1992)
  • Rana (Papurana) papua (Dubois, 1992)
  • Sylvirana papua (Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006)
  • Hylarana papua (Che, Pang, Zhao, Wu, Zhao, and Zhang, 2007)
  • Papurana semelvella (Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010)
  • Papurana papua (Oliver, Prendini, Kraus, and Raxworthy, 2015)

The Papua frog (Papurana papua) is a frog from New Guinea. It lives in both Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. It also lives on Manus Island and Waigeo Island. Scientists have seen it as high as 1200 meters above sea level.


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