Cophixalus verecundus
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 the type locality, Myola Guest House, 7km south and 6km west of Mount Bellamy, in Northern Province, Papua New Guinea, at 2,080m asl. It is presumably more widely distributed within suitable habitat.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits moss and leaf-litter in montane rainforest, and is not known to occur in disturbed habitats.


There is no information available on its population status, but it proved difficult to find in the field.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to it.

Conservation Actions

The type locality is not within a protected area.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.


Richard Zweifel, Fred Parker 2004. Cophixalus verecundus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57790A11675411. .Downloaded on 20 January 2019


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