Oreophryne alticola
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Asterophryinae
Species Description: Richard G. Zweifel, Harold G. Cogger, and Stephen J. Richards, 2005 Systematics of microhylid frogs, genus Oreophryne, living at high elevations in New Guinea. Amer Mus Novit 3495
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: Indonesia


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

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.

Population Trend


Major Threats

No significant threats to this species are known.

Conservation Actions

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. .Downloaded on 18 January 2019


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