This species is known from several localities within the mountains in the vicinity of Wau, Papua New Guinea, from 2,100-2,600m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives in montane rainforest in moss and breeds by direct development.
It is a locally abundant species.
There are no known threats to this species.
It is found within Mount Kaindi Wildlife Management Area.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Stephen Richards, Allen Allison 2004. Barygenys flavigularis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57707A11673076. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57707A11673076.en .Downloaded on 23 January 2019