Papua Herpetofauna

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Herp publications

Kraus, F. 2009. New species of Toxicocalamus (Squamata: Elapidae) from Papua New Guinea. Herpetologica 65: 460-467.

Kraus, F., and A. Allison. 2009. A remarkable ontogenetic change in color pattern in a new species of Oreophryne (Anura: Microhylidae) from Papua New Guinea. Copeia 2009: 690-697.

Kraus, F., and A. Allison. 2009. New microhylid frogs from the Muller Range, Papua New Guinea. Zookeys 26: 53-76.

Kraus, F., and A. Allison. 2009. New species of frogs from Papua New Guinea. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 104: 1-36.

Kraus, F., and A. Allison. 2009. New species of Cophixalus (Anura: Microhylidae) from Papua New Guinea. Zootaxa 2128: 1-38.

Goldberg, S.R., and F. Kraus. 2008. Notes on reproduction in five species of Emoia (Squamata: Scincidae) from Papua New Guinea. Salamandra 44: 54-58.

Goldberg, S.R., and F. Kraus. 2008. Notes on reproduction in three species of Sphenomorphus (Squamata: Scincidae) from Papua New Guinea. The Herpetological Bulletin 104: 33-36.

Kraus, F. 2008. A remarkable case of anuran sexual size dimorphism: Platymantis rhipiphalcus is a junior synonym of P. boulengeri. Journal of Herpetology 42: 637-644.

Kraus, F. 2008. Taxonomic partitioning of Cyrtodactylus louisiadensis (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae) from Papua New Guinea. Zootaxa 1883: 1-27.

Allison, A. 2007. Introduction to the fauna. Pp. 479-494 in A.J. Marshall and B.M. Beehler (eds.), The Ecology of Papua. Periplus Press, Singapore.

Allison, A. 2007. The herpetofauna of Indonesia's Papua Province, New Guinea. Pp. 564-616 in A.J. Marshall and B.M. Beehler (eds.), The Ecology of Papua. Periplus Press, Singapore.

Allison, A. 2007. Preliminary checklist of amphibians and reptiles reported from Papua and the Aru Islands. Pp. 1410-1415 in A.J. Marshall and B.M. Beehler (eds.), The Ecology of Papua. Periplus Press, Singapore.

Kraus, F. 2007. Taxonomic partitioning within Papuan members of the Carlia novaeguineae complex (Lacertilia: Scincidae). Journal of Herpetology 41: 410-423.

Kraus, F. 2007. A new species of treefrog from the Louisiade Islands, Papua New Guinea. Herpetologica 63: 365-374.

Kraus, F. 2007. Fly parasitism in Papuan frogs, with a discussion of ecological factors influencing evolution of life-history differences. Journal of Natural History 41: 1863-1874.

Kraus, F., and A. Allison. 2007. Two new species of Platymantis (Anura: Ranidae) from New Britain. Zootaxa 1485: 13-32.

Kraus, F., and A. Allison. 2007. Taxonomic notes on frogs of the genus Rana from Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea. Herpetological Monographs 21: 33-75.

Kraus, F. 2007. A new species of Cyrtodactylus (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae) from western Papua New Guinea. Zootaxa 1425: 63-68.

Shea, G., and F. Kraus. 2007. A list of herpetological type specimens in the collections of the National Museum of Papua New Guinea and the University of Papua New Guinea. Zootaxa 1514: 37-60.

Kraus, F., and A. Allison. 2006. Range extensions for reptiles and amphibians along the northern versant of Papua New Guinea. Herpetological Review 37: 364-368.

Kraus, F., and A. Allison. 2006. A new species of Cyrtodactylus (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae) from Papua New Guinea. Zootaxa 1247: 59-68.

Kraus, F., and A. Allison. 2006. Three new species of Cophixalus (Anura: Microhylidae) from southeastern New Guinea. Herpetologica 62: 202-220.

Zug, G.R. and A. Allison. 2006. New Carlia fusca complex lizards (Squamata: Scincidae) from New Guinea, Papua-Indonesia. Zootaxa 1237: 27-44.

Kraus, F., and G. Shea. 2005. Additional reptile and amphibian range extensions for Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea. Herpetological Review 36: 471-473.

Kraus, F. 2005. A new species of blindsnake from Rossel Island, Papua New Guinea. Journal of Herpetology 39: 591-595.

Kraus, F. 2005. The genus Nactus (Lacertilia: Gekkonidae): a phylogenetic analysis and description of two new species from the Papuan Region. Zootaxa 1061: 1-28.

Greer, A.E., A. Allison and H.G. Cogger. 2005. Four new species of Lobulia (Lacertilia: Scincidae) from high altitude in New Guinea. Herpetological Monographs 19: 153-179.

Kraus, F., and A. Allison. 2005. New species of Albericus (Anura: Microhylidae) from eastern New Guinea. Copeia 2005: 312-319.

Kraus, F., and A. Allison. 2005. A colorful new species of Albericus (Anura: Microhylidae) from southeastern New Guinea. Pacific Science 59: 43-53.

Kraus, F., and A. Allison. 2004. New records of reptiles and amphibians from Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea. Herpetological Review 35: 413-418.

Kraus, F., and A. Allison. 2004. A new species of Tropidonophis (Serpentes: Colubridae: Natricinae) from Fergusson Island, Papua New Guinea. Proceedings of the Biological Society Washington 117: 303-310.

Kraus, F., and A. Allison. 2004. Notes on poorly known New Guinea frogs. I. Microhylids from the D'Entrecasteaux Islands. Herpetofauna 34: 26-39.

Kraus, F., and A. Allison. 2004. Two new treefrogs from Normanby Island, Papua New Guinea. Journal of Herpetology 38: 197-207.

Kraus, F., and A. Allison. 2004. A new species of Litoria (Anura: Hylidae) from southeastern New Guinea. Herpetologica 60: 97-103.

Kraus, F., and A. Allison. 2003. A new species of Xenorhina (Anura: Microhylidae) from western New Guinea. Proceedings of the Biological Society Washington 116: 803-810.

Allison, A., and F. Kraus. 2003. A new species of Austrochaperina (Anura: Microhylidae) from northern Papua New Guinea. Journal of Herpetology 37: 637-644.

Kraus, F., and A. Allison. 2003. A new species of Callulops (Anura: Microhylidae) from Papua New Guinea. Pacific Science 57: 29-38.

Kraus, F., and A. Allison. 2002. A new species of Xenobatrachus (Anura: Microhylidae) from northern Papua New Guinea. Herpetologica 58: 56-66.

Kraus, F., and A. Allison. 2001. A review of the endemic New Guinea microhylid frog genus Choerophryne. Herpetologica 57: 214-232.

Allison, A., and F. Kraus. 2001. A new species of Platymantis (Anura: Ranidae) from the island of New Ireland. Copeia 2001: 194-202.

Kraus, F., and A. Allison. 2000. Two new species of Cophixalus from New Guinea. J. Herpetology 34: 535-541.

Allison, A., and F. Kraus. 2000. A new species of frog of the genus Xenorhina (Anura: Microhylidae) from the north coast ranges of Papua New Guinea. Herpetologica 56: 285-294.

Helminth publications

Goldberg, S.R., C.R. Bursey, and F. Kraus. 2009. Endoparasites in eleven species of ranid frogs (Anura: Ranidae) from Papua New Guinea. Pacific Science 63: 327-337.

Bursey, C. R., S. R. Goldberg, and F. Kraus. 2009. New species of Falcaustra (Nematoda: Kathlaniidae) in Nyctimystes cheesmani (Anura: Hylidae) from Papua New Guinea. Journal of Parasitology 95: 146-150.

Goldberg, S.R., C.R. Bursey, and F. Kraus. 2009. Gastrointestinal helminths from fifteen species of Litoria and Nyctimystes (Anura: Hylidae) from Papua New Guinea. Journal of Natural History 43: 509-522.

Goldberg, S.R., C.R. Bursey, and F. Kraus. 2009. Endoparasites in twelve species of Sphenomorphus (Squamata: Scincidae) from Papua New Guinea. Comparative Parasitology 76: 58-83.

Bursey, C. R., S. R. Goldberg, and F. Kraus. 2008. Gastrointestinal helminths from two species of skink from Papua New Guinea, including two new species of Skrjabinodon (Nematoda: Pharyngodonidae). Acta Parasitologica 53: 268-273.

Bursey, C. R., S. R. Goldberg, and F. Kraus. 2008. A new species of Pharyngodon (Nematoda: Pharyngodonidae) and other helminths in Cyrtodactylus louisiadensis (Squamata: Gekkonidae) from Papua New Guinea. Acta Parasitologica 53: 41-45.

Bursey, C. R., S. R. Goldberg, and F. Kraus. 2008. New species of Parathelandros (Nematoda: Pharyngodonidae) in Nyctimystes trachydermis (Anura: Hylidae) from Papua New Guinea. Journal of Parasitology 94: 191-193.

Bursey, C. R., S. R. Goldberg, and F. Kraus. 2008. Saurokoilophila kinsellai n. gen., n. sp. (Trematoda: Hemiuridae) in the lizard Papuascincus stanleyanus (Sauria: Scincidae) from Papua New Guinea. Comparative Parasitology 75: 24-27.

Bursey, C. R., S. R. Goldberg, and F. Kraus. 2008. A new species of Proteocephalus (Cestoda: Proteocephalidae), description of the male of Desmogathiema papuensis(Nematoda: Quimperiidae), and other endoparasites in Sylvirana supragrisesa (Anura: Ranidae) from Papua New Guinea. Comparative Parasitology 75: 33-48.

Goldberg, S.R., C.R. Bursey, and F. Kraus. 2008. Gastrointestinal helminths of eleven species of Emoia (Squamata: Scincidae) from Papua New Guinea. Journal of Natural History 42: 1923-1935.

Bursey, C.R., S.R. Goldberg, and F. Kraus. 2007. New family, new genus, new species of Acanthocephala (Echinorhynchida) from the lizard, Sphenomorphus granulatus (Sauria: Scincidae), from Papua New Guinea. The Open Parasitology Journal 1: 41-44.

Bursey, C. R., S. R. Goldberg, and F. Kraus. 2007. A new species of Falcaustra (Nematoda: Kathlaniidae) and other endoparasites in Sphenomorphus simus (Squamata: Scincidae) from Papua New Guinea. Acta Parasitologica 52: 142-145.

Bursey, C.R., and S.R. Goldberg. 2007. A new species of Aplectana (Nematoda, Cosmocercidae) in Platymantis boulengeri (Anura, Ceratobatrachidae) from Papua New Guinea. Acta Parasitologica 52: 368-370.

Bursey, C. R., S. R. Goldberg, and F. Kraus. 2007. A new species of Moaciria (Nematoda: Heterakidae) in the frog Hylophorbus cf. rufescens (Anura: Microhylidae) from Papua New Guinea. Acta Parasitologica 52: 233-237.

Goldberg, S.R., C.R. Bursey, and F. Kraus. 2007. First report of gastrointestinal helminths from the Wokan cannibal frog, Lechriodus melanopyga (Amphibia: Limnodynastidae), from Papua New Guinea. Pacific Science 61: 429-432.

Bursey, C.R., S.R. Goldberg, and F. Kraus. 2006. New species of Raillietnema (Nematoda: Cosmocercidae) in Carlia mysi (Squamata: Scincidae) from Papua New Guinea. Journal of Parasitology 92: 1027-30.

Bursey, C.R., S.R. Goldberg, and F. Kraus. 2006. A new species of Cosmocerca (Nematoda: Cosmocercidae) and other helminths from Genyophryne thomsoni (Anura: Microhylidae) from Papua New Guinea. Acta Parasitologica 51: 213-216.

Bursey, C.R., S.R. Goldberg, and F. Kraus. 2006. New genus, new species of cestode (Proteocephalidae) from the lizard, Sphenomorphus aignanus (Squamata: Scincidae), from Papua New Guinea. Comparative Parasitology 73: 184-187.

Bursey, C.R., S.R. Goldberg, and F. Kraus. 2005. Endoparasites in Sphenomorphus jobiensis (Sauria: Scincidae) from Papua New Guinea with descriptions of three new species. Journal of Parasitology 91: 1385-1394.

Bursey, C.R., S.R. Goldberg, and F. Kraus. 2005. New species of Spauligodon (Nematoda: Pharyngodonidae) in Lepidodactylus novaeguineae (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Papua New Guinea. Journal of Parasitology 91: 324-328.

Bursey, C.R., S.R. Goldberg, and F. Kraus. 2005. New genus of Cestoda (Anoplocephalidae), new species of Nematoda (Cosmocercidae) and other helminths in Cyrtodactylus louisiadensis (Sauria: Gekkonidae) from Papua New Guinea. Journal of Parasitology 91: 882-889.

Snail publications

Slapcinsky, J., and R.M. Lasley. 2007. Three new species of Paryphantopsis (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Charopidae) from the Nakanai Mountains, New Britain, Papua New Guinea. The Nautilus 121: 182-190.

Slapcinsky, J. 2006. Paryphantopsis (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Charopidae) from the Louisiade Archipelago of New Guinea. The Nautilus 120: 119-130.

Slapcinsky, J. 2005. Six new species of Paryphantopsis (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Charopidae) from the Papuan Peninsula of New Guinea. The Nautilus 119: 27-42.

Insect publications

Polhemus, D. A., J. Michalski and S. J. Richards. 2008. Pseudagrion fumipenne, a remarkable new species of damselfly from New Guinea (Odonata: Zygoptera: Coenagrionidae). Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 151: 51-56.

Englund, R. A. and D. A. Polhemus. 2007. Argiolestes kula, a new species of damselfly from eastern New Guinea (Odonata: Megapodagrionidae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 114: 95-107.

Kraus, F. 2007. Fly parasitism in Papuan frogs, with a discussion of ecological factors influencing evolution of life-history differences. Journal of Natural History 41: 1863-1874.

Evenhuis, N.L. 2006. First record of the frog parasite genus Batrachomyia Krefft from New Guinea (Diptera: Chloropidae). Zootaxa 1351: 53-59.

Polhemus, J.T., and D.A. Polhemus. 2006. The marine Heteroptera of far eastern New Guinea and adjacent archipelagoes (Insecta, Gerromorpha). Denisia 19: 927-982.

Polhemus, D.A., and J.T. Polhemus. 2004. Two new genera and thirty new species of Microveliinae (Heteroptera: Veliidae) from the East Papua Composite Terrane, far eastern New Guinea. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 147: 113-189.

Conservation reports

Allison, A. 2006. Reptiles and amphibians of the Trans-Fly region, New Guinea. Final report to WWF South Pacific Program. 51 pp.

Kraus, F., A. Allison, D.A. Polhemus, and J. Slapcinsky. 2006. Wildlife resources survey for Papua New Guinea. Final report to Department of Environment and Conservation, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 106 pp.

Kraus, F., T. Pratt, and J. Slapcinsky. 2005. Wildlife resources survey of Rossel and Sudest islands, Louisiade Archipelago, Milne Bay Province. Final report to Conservation International, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 46 pp.

Allison, A., F. Kraus, and M. McShane. 2004. Patterns of species richness in the Papuan region: a preliminary assessment using amphibians and reptiles. Final report and accompanying shape files to The Nature Conservancy, Ecoregional Planning/Pacific Island Countries OU, Arlington, Virginia, 9 pp.

Polhemus, D.A., R.A. Englund, and G.R. Allen. 2004. Freshwater biotas of New Guinea and nearby islands: analysis of endemism, richness, and threats. Final Report to Conservation International, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. 62 pp.

Kraus, F., A. Allison, T. Pratt, D.A. Polhemus, J. Slapcinsky, and K. Helgen. 2003. Wildlife resources survey and analysis of Milne Bay Province. Final report to Department of Environment and Conservation, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 139 pp.

Richards, S.J., and A. Allison. 2003. Frogs and reptiles of Darai Plateau and Libano (Southern Highlands and gulf Provinces), Papua New Guinea. Results of a biodiversity survey 22 July - 12 August 3003 A report to WWF - PNG. South Australiam Museum and Bishop Museum, Adelaide, South Australia and Honolulu, Hawaii. 11 pp.

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