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Oreophryne jeffersoniana
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Asterophryinae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Indonesia

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Near Threatened (NT)
See IUCN account.
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from the islands of Sumbawa, Rinca, Komodo, and the western part of Flores, in the Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia, below 600m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in bushes and trees in tropical dry forest and shrubland. Breeding is presumably by direct development, with the eggs being laid on the ground.

Population

It is not an abundant species, but is still regularly recorded.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

Very little is known about threats to this species, but plans for introducing livestock to the area would be particularly detrimental.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in Komodo National Park and perhaps other protected areas within its range.

Citation

Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Oreophryne jeffersoniana. In: IUCN 2014

 

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