Xenorhina obesa
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: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from the northern foothills of the Nassau Mountains, Papua (Indonesia), eastward in the north coast ranges of Papua New Guinea. It has been recorded from 700-880m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species is found on the forest floor in lower montane rainforest. It has not been recorded from degraded habitat. It is an amphibian that breeds by direct development.


It is thought to be an uncommon species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

The habitat requirements and population status of this species need to be documented. It is not known to occur within any protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.


Richard Zweifel, Allen Allison 2004. Xenorhina obesa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58033A11720563. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


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