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Litoria fuscula 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Hylidae

Scientific Name: Litoria fuscula Oliver and Richards, 2007

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Stephen Richards
Reviewer(s): Simon Stuart, Neil Cox
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little known about its extent of occurrence, area of occupancy, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species from New Guinea is known only from the Derewo River basin at 1,890m asl in an unnamed mountain range in Papua Province, Indonesia.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Indonesia (Papua)
Additional data:
Number of Locations:1
Lower elevation limit (metres):1890
Upper elevation limit (metres):1890
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Population [top]

Population:There is no information on its abundance as it is known from only two specimens.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The two known specimens were collected in very wet montane rainforest close to a torrential stream. It is presumed to breed in streams by larval development.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is no information on threats, but it occurs in a very remote area where there are no immediate treats to its habitat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known from any protected areas. Surveys are needed to determine the geographic range of this species.

Citation: Stephen Richards. 2008. Litoria fuscula. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136025A4232598. . Downloaded on 19 November 2017.
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