Platymantis bimaculatus
family: Ceratobatrachidae
subfamily: Ceratobatrachinae
Species Description: Guenther, R. 1999. Morphological and bioacoustic characteristics of frogs of the genus Platymantis (Amphibia, Ranidae) in Irian Jaya, with descriptions of two new species. Mitt. Mus. Nat.kd. Berl., Zool. Reihe: 317-335.
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 only from the type locality in the Wondiwoi Mountains, Papua, Indonesia, from 400-800m asl. It probably occurs more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits primary rainforest and breeds by direct development. The males call from the forest floor, and its eggs are also laid on the ground.


It is a fairly common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Some populations of this species might be threatened by selective logging.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes Wandamen Nature Reserve.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


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


Stephen Richards, Rainer G√ľnther 2004. Cornufer bimaculatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58451A11782786. .Downloaded on 13 December 2018


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