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.
There are no known threats to this species.
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. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57379A11616043.en .Downloaded on 20 February 2019