Cornufer minutus
family: Ceratobatrachidae
subfamily: Ceratobatrachinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
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 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.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern since, although its Extent of Occurrence is probably less than 20,000 km2, it is common and adaptable with a presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.


Fred Parker, Stephen Richards 2004. Cornufer minutus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58237A11755849. .Downloaded on 11 December 2018


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