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Cornufer elegans
family: Ceratobatrachidae
subfamily: Ceratobatrachinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Papua New Guinea

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea, occurring below 1,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits rainforest, but also lives in gardens, villages, towns, and other anthropogenic habitats. It is a species that breeds by direct development and lays its eggs on the ground.

Population

It is a common species.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

The war in Bougainville has probably minimised impacts of logging, but it is doubtful that this species would be adversely affected by logging.

Conservation Actions

It is not known from any protected areas.

Citation

Fred Parker, Stephen Richards 2004. Cornufer elegans. In: IUCN 2014

 

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