Platymantis batantae
family: Ceratobatrachidae
subfamily: Ceratobatrachinae

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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 Batanta and Waigeo Islands off the western coast of Papua, Indonesia. Recent records from Yapen and Gag Islands require confirmation.

Habitat and Ecology

It is presumably a lowland forest species. The animals from Gag Island were found in a sago swamp; those from Yapen Island were in hilly forest. It breeds by direct development and lays its eggs on the ground.


There is no information on the population status of this species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

This species is threatened on Waigeo Island by logging.

Conservation Actions

The extent of occurrence, habitat requirements and population status of this species need to be documented. It is not known from any protected areas.

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.


Stephen Richards, Djoko Iskandar 2004. Cornufer batantae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58450A11782695. .Downloaded on 13 December 2018


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