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Aphantophryne sabini
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Asterophryinae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Papua New Guinea

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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 so far only from the vicinity of the Myola Guest House, 7km south and 6km west of Mount Bellamy, Oro Province, in Papua New Guinea, at 2,080-2,270m asl, and is likely to occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in montane grassy meadows and is presumed to breed by direct development. It has also been found on montane forest edges, and in treefern-dominated grassland.

Population

It is a common species.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

The habitat in the area where it occurs is probably reasonably secure, so there are currently no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

Its distribution, habitat requirements and abundance need to be properly documented. It is not known from any protected areas.

Citation

Richard Zweifel, Fred Parker 2004. Aphantophryne sabini. In: IUCN 2014

 

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