This species is known only from the type locality, the Went Mountains, at 800-1,050m asl, in Papua, Indonesia.
Habitat and Ecology
It presumably lives in tropical rainforest and breeds by direct development.
There is no information on the population status of this species, and there have been no records since the original description.
There are no data available regarding threats to this species, although the only known locality is in a remote area, with very little development.
The extent of occurrence, habitat requirements and current population status of this species need to be documented. 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 extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Stephen Richards, Djoko Iskandar 2004. Oreophryne crucifer. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57911A11699835. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57911A11699835.en .Downloaded on 21 January 2019