Cornufer wolfi
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 Buka and Bougainville Islands in Papua New Guinea, and Choiseul and Isabel Islands in the Solomon Islands. It has been recorded up to 700m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a scansorial species in lowland and hill rainforest. They have also been found on the forest edge, and in native bananas (not in plantations), but it prefers primary forest. It is a species that breeds by direct development and lays its eggs in leaves in trees about 2m above the ground.


This species appears to be abundant (S. Richards pers. obs.).

Population Trend


Major Threats

Logging is a threat to this species, particularly in the political Solomon Islands portion of the range.

Conservation Actions

The impacts of logging on this species need to be determined, and the range in the Solomons Archipelago needs to be further documented. There are no protected areas within the range of this species.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


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


Fred Parker, Stephen Richards 2004. Cornufer wolfi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58241A11756355. .Downloaded on 9 December 2018


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