This species is currently known only from the Cyclops Mountains in north-eastern Papua, Indonesia.
Habitat and Ecology
This species is probably restricted to hilly tropical rainforests. It breeds by direct development and lays its eggs on the ground.
Its population status is unknown. It has not been recorded for many years, and recent surveys of the foothills of the Cyclops Mountains found no individuals.
The threats to this species are unknown. Most of the Cyclops Mountains are included in a protected area, but fires and illegal removal of vegetation are encroaching on this habitat.
Its range includes Cyclops Mountains Nature Reserve.
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. Cornufer cheesmanae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58455A11783203. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58455A11783203.en .Downloaded on 13 December 2018