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Oreophryne geislerorum
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 known from the Huon Peninsula southeast to Kokoda and Popondetta, Papua New Guinea. It occurs up to 1,400m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is found in rainforest, but is also adaptable and found in rural gardens and urban areas. It is an amphibian that breeds by direct development.

Population

It is a very common species.

Population Trend

stable

Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

The distribution, habitat requirements and population status of the species need to be documented. Taxonomic issues are currently being addressed. Its range includes Kamiali Wildlife Management Area.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

Listed as Least Concern since, although its Extent of Occurrence is probably less than 20,000 km2, it is common and adaptable with a presumed large population, and it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Citation

Stephen Richards, Richard Zweifel 2004. Oreophryne geislerorum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57914A11700507. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57914A11700507.en .Downloaded on 17 November 2018

 

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