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Litoria longicrus
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES
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

Populations referred to this species are found on the Vogelkop Peninsula in Papua, Indonesia, and in the Star Mountains of Papua New Guinea. It occurs up to about 1,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species inhabits small rainforest streams in the foothills. It probably breeds in rocky streams and lays unpigmented eggs, like other species of the genus.

Population

The populations in the Star Mountains are considered to be locally abundant.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

Some streams within its range have been degraded by domestic pollution, potentially constituting a threat to it.

Conservation Actions

Given the declines of torrent-dwelling hylids in Australia, the population status of this species requires close monitoring. The taxonomy of different populations also needs to be assessed.

Taxonomic Notes

It is possible that the reports from Indonesia refer to undescribed species (Richards and Iskandar pers. comm.).

Citation

Stephen Richards, Djoko Iskandar 2004. Litoria longicrus. In: IUCN 2014

 

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