Paedophryne Amauensis • Earth.com

Last update: December 13th, 2019 at 8:00 am

Paedophryne Amauensis

Paedophryne Amauensis doesn’t have a layman name yet, but it is a species of frogs discovered in Papua New Guinea in 2009 and officially described at the start of 2012. At 7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches), it is considered the world’s smallest known vertebrate. They live in the leaf litter of tropical forests.

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