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Platymantis bimaculatus
family: Ceratobatrachidae
subfamily: Ceratobatrachinae
 
Species Description: Guenther, R. 1999. Morphological and bioacoustic characteristics of frogs of the genus Platymantis (Amphibia, Ranidae) in Irian Jaya, with descriptions of two new species. Mitt. Mus. Nat.kd. Berl., Zool. Reihe: 317-335.
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 species is known only from the type locality in the Wondiwoi Mountains, Papua, Indonesia, from 400-800m asl. It probably occurs more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits primary rainforest and breeds by direct development. The males call from the forest floor, and its eggs are also laid on the ground.

Population

It is a fairly common species.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

Some populations of this species might be threatened by selective logging.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes Wandamen Nature Reserve.

Citation

Stephen Richards, Rainer G√ľnther 2004. Cornufer bimaculatus. In: IUCN 2014

 

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