Limnonectes microtympanum
family: Dicroglossidae
subfamily: Dicroglossinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Endangered (EN)
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 only from Mount Lompobatang in south-west Sulawesi, Indonesia. It lives above 1,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in and around streams in montane forest, and it is not known whether or not it can live in disturbed forest. Breeding takes place in streams.


It is a common species within its restricted range.

Population Trend


Major Threats

It is threatened by forest loss caused by the expansion of smallholder farming.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in Gunung Lompobatang Natural Reserve.

Taxonomic Notes

This species is part of the Limnonectes modestus complex (D. Iskandar pers. comm.).


Djoko Iskandar, Mumpuni 2004. Limnonectes microtympanum. In: IUCN 2014


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