Litoria mucro
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae
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, Papua New Guinea


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality at 550m asl in the Torricelli Mountains on the north coast of Papua New Guinea. Animals that might be this species have also been found on Yapen Island at 650-850m asl (Gunther pers. comm.).

Habitat and Ecology

The type series was collected from a small grassy swamp in a forest clearing, which is presumably where this species breeds.


No information is available on its population status in its type locality, but the animals on Yapen Island are abundant.

Population Trend


Major Threats

No information is available on the major threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

There is an integrated conservation and development project taking place in the Toricelli Mountains, although this species 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, James Menzies, Rainer G√ľnther 2004. Litoria mucro. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55738A11359808. .Downloaded on 21 January 2019


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