Callulops stictogaster
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Asterophryinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Papua New Guinea



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from a number of localities in the rugged central mountain ranges of Papua New Guinea, in Western Highlands, Eastern Highlands, Simbu (Chimbu) and Morobe provinces. It has been recorded from 1,400-2,580m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in hill and montane rainforest, often in steep country such as cliffs. It is a species that breeds by direct development.


It is not a common species but can be found in large numbers in appropriate habitat.

Population Trend


Major Threats

In Simbu Province it is collected to be fed to pigs.

Conservation Actions

Its distribution, habitat requirements and abundance need to be properly documented. It is not known from any protected area.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern since, although its known Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000km2, it occurs in an area of extensive, suitable habitat which appears not to be under significant threat, it has a presumed large population, and it is unlikely to be in decline.


Stephen Richards, Fred Parker 2004. Callulops stictogaster. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57744A11679619. .Downloaded on 18 February 2019


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