This species is known only from the type locality in New Guinea, North River (Lorentz River), near Sabang, in Papua, Indonesia. It probably occurs at around 150m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
There are no specific data on its habitat and ecological requirements, but it presumably occupies tropical rainforest and breeds by direct development.
It is known only from the type specimen.
There are no known threats to this species.
It has been recorded from Lorentz National Park, which is reasonably well protected.
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, David Price 2004. Oreophryne albopunctata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57901A11697416. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57901A11697416.en .Downloaded on 13 December 2018