Hylophorbus sextus
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Asterophryinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Indonesia



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This newly discovered species from New Guinea is known only from the headwaters of the Wapoga River, at 1,070m asl in Papua, Indonesia.

Habitat and Ecology

It was found in tall forest, under debris on the forest floor.


It is known only from a single specimen.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There appear to be no threats to this species in the remote, rugged area in which it was found.

Conservation Actions

It is not known from any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been discovered, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.


Stephen Richards, Rainer G√ľnther 2004. Hylophorbus sextus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57828A11690713. .Downloaded on 21 February 2019


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