Cornufer minutus
family: Ceratobatrachidae
subfamily: Ceratobatrachinae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Papua New Guinea

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
See IUCN account.
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from northern and southern Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea. It occurs up to 1,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species inhabits tropical rainforest, and can also survive in degraded habitats such as rural villages, plantations and degraded forest. It is a species that breeds by direct development and lays its eggs on the ground.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are unlikely to be any threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

The distribution on Bougainville and other islands needs to be documented, and the population status needs to be assessed. It is not known from any protected areas.


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


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