Litoria kumae
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae
Species Description: Menzies JL, Tyler MJ 2004 Litoria gracilenta (Anura: Hylidae) and related species in New Guinea. Aus J Zool 52:191-214
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 species is known from a limited area of the Southern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea, above 1,500m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

Specimens were collected from vegetation 2-3m above the ground around fishpools. It seems that this species is able to breed anywhere where there are ponds, and it has been found in forest as well as in inhabited areas such as rural gardens.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to it at present.

Conservation Actions

It is not currently known from any protected areas.

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.

Taxonomic Notes

This species has been separated from Litoria gracilenta (Menzies and Tyler 2004).


James Menzies 2006. Litoria kumae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61783A12543645. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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