This newly discovered species from New Guinea is known only from the headwaters of the Wapoga River, at 1,070m asl in Papua, Indonesia.
Habitat and Ecology
It was found in tall forest, under debris on the forest floor.
It is known only from a single specimen.
There appear to be no threats to this species in the remote, rugged area in which it was found.
It is not known from any protected areas.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
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.
Stephen Richards, Rainer Günther 2004. Hylophorbus sextus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57828A11690713. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57828A11690713.en .Downloaded on 22 January 2019