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Litoria mareku
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae
 
Species Description: Guenther, R. (2008) Two new hylid frogs (Anura: Hylidae: Litoria) from western New Guinea. Vertebrate Zoology 58 (1): 83-92
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 found in the Wondiwoi Mountains at the base of the Wandammen Peninsula, ca 7 km west of the Umar Bay coast, West Papua Province (Irian Jaya) of Indonesia. It occurs at 500 m asl (Günther 2008).

Habitat and Ecology

This species occurs within primary rain forest. Individuals can be found perching on shrubs close to streams and swamps (Günther 2008). It presumably breeds by laying eggs in water.

Population

No population status information is currently available for this species.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

No threats are currently known for this species.

Conservation Actions

No conservation actions are currently known for this species.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

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

Citation

Günther, R. 2009. Litoria mareku. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T158634A5244122. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009-2.RLTS.T158634A5244122.en .Downloaded on 15 December 2018

 

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