Liophryne allisoni
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Asterophryinae
Species Description: Zweifel 2000 Bull Amer Mus Nat Hist 253:58
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 1,400-2,000m asl at several localities between the eastern edge of Eastern Highlands Province, and Wau, in Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives under litter on the rainforest floor and breeds by direct development.


It is thought to be a reasonably common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to it.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes Mount Kaindi Wildlife Management Area.

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.


Stephen Richards, Allen Allison 2004. Liophryne allisoni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57861A11682823. .Downloaded on 18 February 2019


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