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Papurana papua
family: Ranidae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES
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 very widespread across northern New Guinea (both Indonesia and Papua New Guinea) and a number of offshore islands, including Waigeo, Salawati, Batanta, Biak and Manus, and Fergusson and Normanby in the D'Entrecasteaux Islands. It occurs up to 1,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species inhabits swampy forests and flooded grasslands, including disturbed habitats. It breeds in pools and swamps.

Population

It is an abundant species.

Population Trend

stable

Major Threats

There are unlikely to be any significant threats to this widely distributed species.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in some protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

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.

Citation

Richards, S., Allison, A. & Kraus, F. 2008. Papurana papua. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T58691A89364501. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T58691A11812731.en .Downloaded on 21 January 2019

 

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