Cophixalus biroi
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Asterophryinae
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


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is found in northern New Guinea (in both Indonesia and Papua New Guinea) at 700-1,600m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species can be found among bushes in tropical rainforest. It is arboreal, living up to 10-15m above ground. It breeds by direct development. It is not known whether or not it can live in disturbed habitats.


It is common locally.

Population Trend


Major Threats

It is probably not threatened, since it lives in remote, extensive, rugged habitats.

Conservation Actions

It is not known from any 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, Richard Zweifel 2004. Cophixalus biroi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57774A11682478. .Downloaded on 18 January 2019


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