This species is widespread in central mainland New Guinea (both Indonesia and Papua New Guinea), at 15-1,550m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is found in leaf-litter on the forest floor, always in mature forest, not in degraded habitats. It breeds on the forest floor, and it breeds by direct development.
It varies in its abundance from uncommon to very common.
With the exception of localized impacts, there are no known threats to this species.
It occurs in Crater Wildlife Management Area and Lorentz National Park.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
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.
Stephen Richards, David Bickford 2004. Liophryne schlaginhaufeni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57865A11683830. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57865A11683830.en