Litoria mareku 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Hylidae

Scientific Name: Litoria mareku Günther, 2008

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2009
Date Assessed: 2009-03-19
Assessor(s): Günther, R.
Reviewer(s): Hoffmann, M. & Angulo, A.
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is found in the Wondiwoi Mountains at the base of the Wandammen Peninsula, ca 7 km west of the Umar Bay coast, West Papua Province (Irian Jaya) of Indonesia. It occurs at 500 m asl (Günther 2008).
Countries occurrence:
Indonesia (Papua)
Additional data:
Lower elevation limit (metres):500
Upper elevation limit (metres):500
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Population [top]

Population:No population status information is currently available for this species.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species occurs within primary rain forest. Individuals can be found perching on shrubs close to streams and swamps (Günther 2008). It presumably breeds by laying eggs in water.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: There are no reports of this species being utilized.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No threats are currently known for this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation actions are currently known for this species.

Citation: Günther, R. 2009. Litoria mareku. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009: e.T158634A5244122. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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