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Asterophrys turpicola
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Amphibia
Order Anura
Family Microhylidae

Asterophryinae is a subfamily of microhylids distributed in an area from the Peninsular Malaysia through the Malay Archipelago to northern Australia.

Body Size[]

These frogs are generally small. A few species such as Callulops robustus and Asterophrys turpicola attain snout-vent lengths (SVL) in excess of 50 mm (2.0 in), whereas frogs in genus Paedophryne are particularly small, and Paedophryne amauensis is the world's smallest known vertebrate, attaining an average body size of only 7.7 mm (0.30 in) (range 7.0–8.0 mm).


Albericus (18 species)
Aphantophryne (3 species)
Asterophrys (2 species)
Austrochaperina (25 species)
Barygenys (7 species)
Callulops (23 species)
Choerophryne (9 species)
Cophixalus (61 specie)
Copiula (8 species)
Gastrophrynoides (2 species)
Genyophryne (Monotypic)
Hylophorbus (9 species)
Liophryne (7 species)
Mantophryne (4 species)
Metamagnusia (2 species)
Oninia (Monotypic)
Oreophryne (50 species)
Oxydactyla (5 species)
Paedophryne (6 species)
Pherohapsis (Monotypic)
Pseudocallulops (2 species)
Sphenophryne (Monotypic)
Xenorhina (31 species)