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Litoria wapogaensis
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

This recently discovered species from New Guinea is known only from the Wapoga River headwaters in Papua, Indonesia, at 1,100m asl. However, its distribution is certainly wider than currently documented.

Habitat and Ecology

It has only been found in mature rainforest so far, in and around small, slow-flowing streams in which it breeds.

Population

It is reasonably common where found.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

No specific threats to this species are known. However, although it is only known from a single locality, it is in a region of extensive, undisturbed forest with an extremely low human population density, and so it is not likely to be at risk in the near future.

Conservation Actions

It is not currently known from any protected areas, although its distribution needs to be properly documented.

Citation

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

 

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