Xenorhina arfakiana
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: Indonesia



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the vicinity of the type locality near Makwam, Papua, Indonesia, including at the Anggi Lakes. It occurs around 1,500-2,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in leaf-litter and below logs on the forest floor in tropical rainforest, and breeds by direct development.


It was reportedly fairly common when it was collected.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions

The type locality is within Arfak Mountains National Park.

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, James Menzies 2004. Xenorhina arfakiana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58025A11718711. .Downloaded on 18 February 2019


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