Papurana moluccana
family: Ranidae
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



View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.

From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from Halmahera and Bacan, in the Maluku Islands, Indonesia. It ranges up to 700m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It has been found in water-filled pits in a village, where it presumably breeds. There is no other information.


It is believed to be a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

No information is available, though there is circumstantial evidence of severe logging on Halmahera.

Conservation Actions

The extent of occurrence, habitat requirements and current conservation status of this species need to be documented. It is not known from any protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


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


Stephen Richards, Djoko Iskandar 2004. Papurana moluccana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58670A89364185. .Downloaded on 21 February 2019


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