Oreophryne rookmaakeri
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Asterophryinae
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 Rama Mese on the eastern side of the island of Flores in Indonesia, although it might occur a little more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in bushes and trees in tropical dry forest and shrubland, and presumably lays its eggs on the ground and breeds by direct development.


There is no information on its population status. The most recent specimens were collected in 1997.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is little information on specific threats to this species, but it would presumably suffer from extensive habitat loss.

Conservation Actions

It does not occur in any protected area. More research and survey work is needed to determine the range, population status and habitat requirements of this species.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.


Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Oreophryne rookmaakeri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57929A11704154. .Downloaded on 20 February 2019


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