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Litoria macki
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Indonesia

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from two localities in the headwaters of the Wapoga River in north-western Papua, Indonesia. It is probably more widespread in suitable habitat, but its distribution and population status require further documentation. It is known to occur at 550-1,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in and around torrential streams, in which it presumably breeds, in closed-canopy rainforest.

Population

It is an abundant species where found.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

No threats are known to this species, which occurs in a very remote area, with no people living in the vicinity of the type locality.

Conservation Actions

Given the declines of torrent-dwelling hylids in Australia, the population status of this species requires close monitoring.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been discovered, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Citation

Stephen Richards, Djoko Iskandar 2004. Litoria macki. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55734A11359351. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55734A11359351.en .Downloaded on 18 December 2018

 

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