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.
It is unlikely to be facing any serious threats, particularly given its adaptability to anthropogenic habitats.
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. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58038A11721000.en .Downloaded on 19 January 2019