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Cornufer guppyi
family: Ceratobatrachidae
subfamily: Ceratobatrachinae

© 2006 Dr. Paddy Ryan (1 of 1)
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is widespread in the Solomon Islands from Bougainville (Papua New Guinea) in the north to at least Malaita in the south. It ranges up to 700m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species inhabits closed-canopy rainforest and old regrowth forest. These frogs live in the trees, between about 2m and 20m above the ground. It is a species that breeds by direct development that lays its eggs in trees.

Population

It is a very common and abundant species.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

It might be threatened by logging. However, the observation that this species can persist in regrowth forest suggests that it might be resilient to a degree of habitat disturbance.

Conservation Actions

It is not known from any protected areas.

Citation

Stephen Richards, Fred Parker 2004. Platymantis guppyi. In: IUCN 2014

 

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