Type locality: Adult female, collected by F. Kraus 0.2 km s and 0.5 km W Moro airstrip, 6.36875ºs, 143.22431ºe, 960 m, southern Highlands Province, Papua new Guinea, 7 February 2002.
Holotype: BPBM 32098 (field tag FK 4947).
Paratypes: AMS R122199–207, R122210–12, BPBM 24719–20 (formerly aMs r 122208–09), namosado, 6.25ºs, 142.78333ºe, 930 m, southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea, October 1985; AMS R122292, Magidobo, 6.18333ºs, 142.76667ºe, southern Highlands Province, Papua new Guinea, October 1985; AMS R122313–14, Bobole, 6.20ºs, 142.7667ºe, southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea, October 1985.
- Kraus F., Allison A., 2009: New species of frogs from Papua New Guinea. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers, 104: 1–36. pdf