Barygenys nana
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Asterophryinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Papua New Guinea


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from several high-altitude localities in the Eastern Highlands and Western Highlands provinces, Papua New Guinea. It occurs from 1,800-3,500m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It presumably lives in montane rainforest and forest/grassland mosaic. Like other species in the genus, it presumably breeds by direct development.


It is not a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species. There are unlikely to be serious threats to its survival within its known range.

Conservation Actions

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 because, although its Extent of Occurrence is possibly less than 5,000 km2, it occurs in habitats that are not significantly threatened, and it does not appear to be in decline.


Stephen Richards, Fred Parker 2004. Barygenys nana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57709A11673510. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


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