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Lechriodus platyceps
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Limnodynastinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from the mountains of western and central Papua, Indonesia. It has been collected around 2,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits forest floor in montane rainforest. Its breeding habitat is unknown, although it presumably breeds in pools on the forest floor. It has not been recorded from degraded habitats.

Population

It is not thought to be a common species.

Population Trend

stable

Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

The Extent of Occurrence and population status of the species needs to be documented. It is known from the Arfak Mountains National Park.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

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.

Citation

Stephen Richards, Djoko Iskandar 2004. Lechriodus platyceps. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57379A11616043. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57379A11616043.en .Downloaded on 13 November 2018

 

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