Barygenys cheesmanae
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: Papua New Guinea


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from Mount Tafa, at 2,070-2,590m asl in south-eastern Papua New Guinea.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in montane rainforest, where it is probably secretive and terrestrial, and presumably breeds by direct development.


No information is available; there have been no recent records.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no information on threats to this species, though it probably occurs in a remote area.

Conservation Actions

Its distribution, habitat requirements and abundance need to be properly 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. Barygenys cheesmanae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57705A11672696. .Downloaded on 18 January 2019


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