This species is known from 3,500-3,900m asl at two nearby localities in the central highlands of eastern Papua, Indonesia.
Habitat and Ecology
It is known from subalpine grassland, and is presumed to breed by direct development.
There is no information available on the population status of this species.
No significant threats to this species are known.
This species is not 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.
Richard Zweifel 2006. Oreophryne alticola. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61854A12567898. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2006.RLTS.T61854A12567898.en .Downloaded on 18 January 2019