This species is known only from Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea, where it has been recorded between 700 and 1,500m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This is a terrestrial inhabitant of rainforest, which breeds by direct development. As its known range is within a pristine area, its adaptability to degraded habitats is unknown.
It is a very uncommon species that is difficult to find.
There are no known threats to this species, and it is at a high enough altitude that logging is unlikely to be a threat.
The species' distribution on other islands (if present) and on Bougainville needs to be documented. The species' habitat preferences and population status also need to be assessed. It is not known to occur within any protected area.
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, Fred Parker 2004. Cornufer myersi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58471A11784282. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58471A11784282.en .Downloaded on 16 December 2018