Litoria nigropunctata
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae

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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 widespread in northern New Guinea (both Indonesia and Papua New Guinea), on Gebe and Yapen Islands, and is known from at least one site south of the central cordillera. It is a lowland species occurring up to 1,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs along small, quiet streams and seepages in tropical rainforest. It breeds in streams and seepages. It does not occur in significantly modified habitats.


It is abundant wherever it occurs.

Population Trend


Major Threats

None are known.

Conservation Actions

Its distribution needs to be better documented. It occurs in Crater Wildlife management Area, and in some other protected areas.

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.

Taxonomic Notes

This form is certainly a complex of closely related species (S. Richards pers. comm.).


Stephen Richards, David Price 2004. Litoria nigropunctata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55742A11360155. .Downloaded on 19 February 2019


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