Cornufer vertebralis
family: Ceratobatrachidae
subfamily: Ceratobatrachinae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands

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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 found throughout the Solomon Islands, including Bougainville and Buka in Papua New Guinea. It occurs from coastal areas up to 700m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a scansorial species living in tropical rainforest, and also in rural gardens and degraded habitats. It breeds by direct development, with the eggs deposited in vegetation above the ground.


It is a very common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

It is probably not threatened, unless there are any negative impacts of invasive species, or from serious clear-cutting.

Conservation Actions

The impacts of logging on the species need to be documented. It is not known from any protected areas.


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


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