This species has been recorded from four localities in southern Papua (Indonesia) and Papua New Guinea. All localities are near sea level, and it is unlikely to occur above 500m asl. The mapped distribution presumes its occurrence between known locations.
Habitat and Ecology
It presumably inhabits the forest floor in lowland rainforest, but there are no ecological data. It presumably breeds by direct development.
Only four specimens are known.
There is no information on threats to this species.
The distribution needs to be documented, particularly in areas between currently known localities. It is likely to occur in some protected areas, but this has not yet been proven.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its probable 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 Price 2004. Xenorhina bidens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58026A11718932. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58026A11718932.en .Downloaded on 16 January 2019