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Litoria dorsalis
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae
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

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species occurs in the southern lowlands of Papua New Guinea. Although its distribution is poorly documented, it probably occurs widely in monsoon forests and rainforest in southern New Guinea. It has not yet been recorded from Indonesia. All records are from below 100m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in closed-canopy rainforest, but also occurs in more open forest and moist savannah across southern New Guinea. It breeds in temporary pools, and survives in degraded habitats. It can tolerate bush fires.

Population

It is locally abundant, but is sometimes hard to find.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

It is unlikely to be at risk.

Conservation Actions

Its distribution, habitat requirements and population status need to be documented. It occurs in at least one protected area.

Citation

Stephen Richards, David Bickford 2004. Litoria dorsalis. In: IUCN 2014

 

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