This species is known only from the Arfak Mountains, Vogelkop Peninsula, Papua, in Indonesian New Guinea. It was previously known only from the type locality, but it has been found more recently at 1,850m asl at the Anggi Lakes. The altitude of the type locality is unknown.
Habitat and Ecology
It is a montane forest species that can survive in degraded and secondary habitats. It breeds in small, slow-flowing streams and ditches.
It has been found to be common in overgrown roadside ditches and in slow-flowing streams.
There are no threats known to this adaptable species, and the area where it occurs is well protected by local people.
It occurs in Arfak Mountains National Park.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
James Menzies, Stephen Richards 2004. Litoria chloronota. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55714A11354895. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55714A11354895.en .Downloaded on 19 December 2018