Oreophryne brevirostris
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Asterophryinae
Species Description: Richard G. Zweifel, Harold G. Cogger, and Stephen J. Richards, 2005 Systematics of microhylid frogs, genus Oreophryne, living at high elevations in New Guinea. Amer Mus Novit 3495
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 species is known from 3,400-3,500m asl at two widely separated localities, Gunung Mandala (Mount Juliana) and Mount Elit, in the central highlands of eastern Papua, Indonesia.

Habitat and Ecology

It is known from montane grassland, and is presumed to breed by direct development.


There is no information available on the population status of this species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no significant threats known to it.

Conservation Actions

This species is not known from any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


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


Richard Zweifel 2006. Oreophryne brevirostris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61855A12567973. .Downloaded on 24 February 2019


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