AmphibiaWeb - Callulops doriae
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Callulops doriae
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Asterophryinae
genus: Callulops
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES No CITES Listing
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

 

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Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Papua New Guinea

 

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It is known from the Milne Bay region, southern Papuan Peninsula, and from Normanby Island, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, from sea level to 555 m a.s.l. (Kraus 2019).

These frogs live in burrows in the forest or under large boulders in lowland and foothill rainforests. Active nocturnally and may call from burrows or on the forest floor among tree buttresses. (Kraus 2019).

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Presumably an anti-predator defense, they can produce white, sticky secretions from dorsal glands (Kraus 2019).

References

Kraus F. (2019). "A revision of Callulops doriae (Anura: Microhylidae), with descriptions of four new species." Zootaxa, 4612(1), 1-28. [link]



Originally submitted by: Michelle S. Koo (2021-03-22)
Distribution by: Michelle S. Koo (updated 2021-03-22)
Life history by: Michelle S. Koo (updated 2021-03-22)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2021 Callulops doriae <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/2406> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed May 23, 2022.



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Citation: AmphibiaWeb. 2022. <https://amphibiaweb.org> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed 23 May 2022.

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