This species is known from Bougainville Island, North Solomons Province, Papua New Guinea and has recently been found on Choiseul and Isabel Islands, Solomon Islands (Richards, unpublished data). It has been recorded up to 1,000m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This species is found in trees about 2-10m above ground in lowland tropical rainforest or old regrowth forest. It is a species that breeds by direct development and that lays its eggs in trees.
This species is common where it occurs.
None are known, but some populations might be impacted by logging.
Its Extent of Occurrence needs to be documented further and the impacts of logging need to be assessed. It is not known from any protected areas.
Stephen Richards, Fred Parker 2004. Cornufer neckeri. In: IUCN 2014