Papurana garritor
family: Ranidae
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: Papua New Guinea


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is widespread across mainland New Guinea (Indonesia and Papua New Guinea) and on Waigeo Island (Indonesia) and Goodenough, Fergusson and Normanby in the D'Entrecasteaux Islands (Papua New Guinea). It ranges up to 1,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species is associated with, and breeds in, rainforest streams. It can be found on the forest floor, and perched on vegetation near streams. It does not occur in degraded habitats.


It is an abundant species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

It is not threatened, except locally by forest loss. It is captured for food by local human communities, but probably not at a level to constitute a threat to the species.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several 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.


Stephen Richards, Fred Parker 2004. Papurana garritor. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58602A89363470. .Downloaded on 21 January 2019


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