Cophixalus montanus
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: Indonesia


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the vicinity of Galela, on northern Halmahera Island, Maluku Province, Indonesia, at 670-760m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

Its habitat is unknown, but it presumably lives in rainforest and breeds by direct development.


There have been virtually no surveys for amphibians in the Maluku Islands for many years, and this species was last recorded in the late 1800s.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no data available on specific threats to this species, but extensive forest loss has been reported on Halmahera Island.

Conservation Actions

The distribution, habitat requirements and population status of this species need to be determined. It is not known from any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


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


Stephen Richards, Djoko Iskandar 2004. Cophixalus montanus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57779A11672992. .Downloaded on 16 January 2019


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