Xenorhina schiefenhoeveli
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 from New Guinea is known only from the type locality in Eipomek Valley, Papua, Indonesia, at 1,800m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits grassy and rocky areas, including in anthropogenic habitats, where it calls from beneath rocks or vegetation. Breeding in this species is by direct development.


It is common where it is found.

Population Trend


Major Threats

It is unlikely to be facing any serious threats, particularly given its adaptability to anthropogenic habitats.

Conservation Actions

The distribution and population status of this species need to be documented. It is not known from any protected areas.

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, David Price 2004. Xenorhina schiefenhoeveli. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58038A11721000. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


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