Xenorhina eiponis
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 Eipomek Valley in Papua, Indonesia, at 1,800m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It has been found in moss and short grass in secondary vegetation (rural gardens), usually in wetter places, and may also occur in forest (but this has not yet been confirmed). It appears to be terrestrial rather than fossorial.


There is no information on the population status of this species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is very little information on threats to this species, but it is known only from an area that has been extensively cleared for rural gardens, although it appears to be able to adapt to this anthropogenic habitat.

Conservation Actions

The extent of occurrence and population status of the species needs to be determined. 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 eiponis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58045A11721762. .Downloaded on 18 January 2019


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