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Copiula tyleri
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Asterophryinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES
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 found on forest slopes in northeastern New Guinea. It has been recorded from 670-1,220m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species inhabits the forest floor in lowland and hill tropical rainforest. It is not known whether or not it occurs in disturbed habitats. It is an amphibian that breeds by direct development.

Population

It is a common species.

Population Trend

stable

Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

None required apart from documenting its natural history. It is known to occur in Cyclops Nature Reserve.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

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.

Citation

Stephen Richards, Allen Allison 2004. Copiula tyleri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57800A11682912. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57800A11682912.en .Downloaded on 16 November 2018

 

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