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Hylophorbus picoides
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Asterophryinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES
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 newly discovered species from New Guinea has been found in two localities in Papua, Indonesia: the base of the Wandamen Peninsula in the Wondowoi Mountains, at 350-850m asl; and the Fakfak Mountains, on the Fakfak Peninsula, at 860m asl. Specimens from Batanta Island might also belong to this species.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives on the floor of tropical forest under leaf-litter, and can tolerate a small amount of logging. It presumably breeds by direct development.

Population

It is common, but not abundant.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

The area in which it occurs is scheduled for logging, which might be a threat.

Conservation Actions

Even though it occurs in Wandamen Nature Reserve, this area is not secure from logging.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been discovered, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Citation

Rainer G√ľnther, David Price 2004. Hylophorbus picoides. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57825A11689896. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57825A11689896.en .Downloaded on 19 November 2018

 

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