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Litoria micromembrana
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: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This is a widespread species in the mountains of central and eastern New Guinea, occurring in eastern Papua (Indonesia) and most of Papua New Guinea. It occurs between 1,000m and 2,500m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in and around torrential streams in montane rainforest. It breeds in streams. It has also been found in degraded forest.

Population

It is abundant wherever it occurs.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

There are no known threats.

Conservation Actions

The taxonomy of the western populations needs to be assessed. Given declines of torrent-dwelling hylids in Australia, monitoring programmes should be initiated. It occurs in Crater Wildlife Management Area.

Taxonomic Notes

This form is a complex of composed of several species (S. Richards pers. comm.).

Citation

Stephen Richards, Fred Parker 2004. Litoria micromembrana. In: IUCN 2014

 

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