This species is known from three widely separated locations in northern Papua New Guinea: the Hunstein, Schrader and Adelbert Mountains. It has been recorded between 600-1,370m asl. It is presumed to occur between these localities, and perhaps more widely.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs in rainforest, and is presumably a species that breeds by direct development like other species in the genus.
It has been observed as a locally quite common species.
There are no known threats to this species.
Its distribution, habitat requirements and abundance need to be properly documented. It is not known from any protected areas.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its likely wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Stephen Richards, Allen Allison 2004. Austrochaperina hooglandi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57692A11665434. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57692A11665434.en .Downloaded on 14 November 2018