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.
There are no known threats to it.
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. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57861A11682823.en .Downloaded on 19 February 2019