Litoria impura
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae
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 occurs on the southeastern coast of Papua New Guinea between Yule Island and Dogura, where it is relatively widespread. It is generally a lowland species, probably ranging from sea-level up to 1,100m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in open, coastal tropical savannahs. It breeds in still water.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats. Its habitat is unlikely to be at risk from existing or foreseeable impacts.

Conservation Actions

Its distribution needs to be better documented. It is not known from any protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern since, although its Extent of Occurrence is probably less than 20,000 km2, it appears to be adaptable with a presumed large population, and it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.


James Menzies, Stephen Richards 2004. Litoria impura. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55726A11357810. .Downloaded on 19 February 2019


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