This species is known only from several lakes in the Enarotali area of Papua, Indonesia, at about 1,700m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives on the rocky shorelines of the lakes.
It has been found to be very common within a small area, and is very well represented in museum collections.
No threats are known at present. However, since it occurs in an area subject to heavy tourist activity, it might be susceptible to disturbance and degradation of its habitat.
It is not known from any protected areas. The species requires close population monitoring given that it is known only from around the Enarotali area. Further survey work is necessary to establish whether or not the species occurs in habitats away from the lake shores.
Red List Status
Listed as Vulnerable because it is known from fewer than five locations.
Stephen Richards, Hellen Kurniati 2004. Litoria wisselensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55760A11351427. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55760A11351427.en .Downloaded on 22 January 2019