Callulops marmoratus
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Asterophryinae
Species Description: Kraus and Allison. 2003. Pacific Sci. 57:30
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: Papua New Guinea


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This recently described species is known only from the vicinity of the Crater Mountain Biological Station located in the Crater Mountain Wildlife Management Area in south-western Chimbu Province, on the southern escarpment of the Central Range, Papua New Guinea, at altitudes of 850-900m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

Specimens were collected in hill forest, where one adult was found underground, and the other two adults were collected in a ditch. Like other species in the genus, it presumably breeds by direct development.


It is known only from the type series.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions

The Crater Mountain Wildlife Management Area is the only protected area from which it is currently known.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


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


Allen Allison, Fred Kraus 2004. Callulops marmoratus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57739A11679124. .Downloaded on 20 January 2019


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