Lechriodus platyceps
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Limnodynastinae
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: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from the mountains of western and central Papua, Indonesia. It has been collected around 2,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits forest floor in montane rainforest. Its breeding habitat is unknown, although it presumably breeds in pools on the forest floor. It has not been recorded from degraded habitats.


It is not thought to be a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

The Extent of Occurrence and population status of the species needs to be documented. It is known from the Arfak Mountains National Park.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.


Stephen Richards, Djoko Iskandar 2004. Lechriodus platyceps. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57379A11616043. .Downloaded on 20 February 2019


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