This species is known from 3,400-3,500m asl at two widely separated localities, Gunung Mandala (Mount Juliana) and Mount Elit, in the central highlands of eastern Papua, Indonesia.
Habitat and Ecology
It is known from montane grassland, and is presumed to breed by direct development.
There is no information available on the population status of this species.
There are no significant threats known to it.
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 brevirostris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61855A12567973. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2006.RLTS.T61855A12567973.en .Downloaded on 17 January 2019