This species is known only from the type locality, Angguruk, in Papua, Indonesia, at 1,400m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
No information is available.
Its population status is unknown. It has only been collected once, in 1979.
The possible threats to this species are not known, although the area in which it was collected is quite disturbed and has been so for quite some time.
The extent of occurrence, habitat requirements and population status of this species need to be documented. The type locality is not within a protected area.
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, David Price 2004. Xenorhina scheepstrai. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58037A11720920. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58037A11720920.en .Downloaded on 15 December 2018