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.
It is probably not threatened, since it lives in remote, extensive, rugged habitats.
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. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57774A11682478.en .Downloaded on 18 January 2019