Oreophryne idenburgensis
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, 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 18km south-west of Bernhard Camp, along Idenburg River, Papua, Indonesia, at 2,150m asl, and it presumably occurs more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits montane rainforest, where it is arboreal and scansorial, and presumably breeds by direct development.


There have been no records of it since its discovery.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no information available regarding threats to this species, but it is known from a very remote area with few human impacts.

Conservation Actions

The extent of occurrence and the 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, Richard Zweifel 2004. Oreophryne idenburgensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57916A11700966. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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