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Platymantis macrops
family: Ceratobatrachidae
subfamily: Ceratobatrachinae
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: Papua New Guinea

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from mountains in the Aresi area near Kunua, on Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea, at 700-1,000m asl. It might possibly occur more widely in the Solomon Islands.

Habitat and Ecology

It is found on steep mountain slopes in dense forest and along streams, but not on ridge tops. It breeds by direct development, laying its eggs on the ground.

Population

It is an uncommon species.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

There are probably no threats to this species at present.

Conservation Actions

The distribution, habitat requirements and population status of this species need to be more fully documented. It is not known from any protected areas.

Citation

Stephen Richards, Fred Parker 2004. Cornufer macrops. In: IUCN 2014

 

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