Cophixalus daymani
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Asterophryinae
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: Papua New Guinea


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from Mount Dayman in Milne Bay Province, south-eastern Papua New Guinea, at 2,230m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in tropical rainforest and breeds by direct development.


The original collection contained 78 specimens. There have been recent surveys of the species' known range but results of these surveys are not yet available (Allison pers. comm.). Apart from this, there is no recent information on this species' population status.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Part of the type series was collected in a patch of forest in grassland suggesting that habitat fragmentation might be a threat to this species. However, insufficient data are available at this stage to state this with certainty.

Conservation Actions

Its type locality is not within a protected area.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.


Stephen Richards, Richard Zweifel 2004. Cophixalus daymani. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57777A11682746. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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