Nyctimystes montanus
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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 the type locality of "Hatam sul Monte Arfak", in the Arfak Mountains, Vogelkop Peninsula, Papua, Indonesia.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a montane species that presumably lives in streams in tropical rainforest. If it is similar to other species in the genus, it lays large eggs in torrential, clear and rocky streams, and the larvae have large suckers.


No data are available on its population status, and there are no known records since it was first described, although there have been no subsequent surveys of the area.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions

Its type locality is within Arfak Mountains National Park. Given the declines of torrent-dwelling hylids in Australia, the population status of this species requires close monitoring.

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.


Stephen Richards, Djoko Iskandar 2004. Nyctimystes montanus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55776A11353398. .Downloaded on 10 December 2018


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