This species is known from Batanta and Waigeo Islands and the Arfak Mountains, Vogelkop Peninsula, and southeast of Nabire, and the Fakfak Mountains of Papua, Indonesia. It has been recorded up to 600m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This species inhabits rainforest, and is usually found near streams (Günther, 1999). It is a species that breeds by direct development. It has not been recorded from degraded habitat.
It is not a common species.
There are no known threats to the species overall. There is some logging, taking place on Waigeu Island.
Additional data on the Extent of Occurrence and abundance of this species are required. The range of the species includes Wandamen Nature Reserve and Batanta Nature Reserve.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Djoko Iskandar, Rainer Günther 2004. Cornufer punctatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58478A11774400. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58478A11774400.en .Downloaded on 17 December 2018