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Litoria fuscula
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae
 
Species Description: Oliver, P. M. and Richards, S. J. (2007) _A new species of montane stream-dwelling Litoria from Papua, Indonesia (Anura: Hylidae). Hamadryad 31 (2): 299-303.
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Indonesia

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species from New Guinea is known only from the Derewo River basin at 1,890m asl in an unnamed mountain range in Papua Province, Indonesia.

Habitat and Ecology

The two known specimens were collected in very wet montane rainforest close to a torrential stream. It is presumed to breed in streams by larval development.

Population

There is no information on its abundance as it is known from only two specimens.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

There is no information on threats, but it occurs in a very remote area where there are no immediate treats to its habitat.

Conservation Actions

It is not known from any protected areas. Surveys are needed to determine the geographic range of this species.

Citation

Stephen Richards 2008. Litoria fuscula. In: IUCN 2014

 

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