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Lechriodus aganoposis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA LIMNODYNASTIDAE

Scientific Name: Lechriodus aganoposis
Species Authority: Zweifel, 1972

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Stephen Richards, David Bickford, Fred Kraus
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs from the Huon Peninsula, along the central mountainous spine of New Guinea from Purosa (Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea) west to the Sibil Valley (Papua, Indonesia), and in Central Province (Mount Obree) and Milne Bay Province (Munimum) in southeast Papua New Guinea. It has been recorded from 1,450-2,000m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Indonesia; Papua New Guinea
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Population [top]

Population: It is not observed to be a common species.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is found on the forest floor in tropical hill and montane rainforest. They breed in ephemeral ponds. One specimen was collected in a rural garden, suggesting that it is tolerant of a degree of habitat degradation.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No specific actions are required. Its range includes a number of protected areas.

Citation: Stephen Richards, David Bickford, Fred Kraus 2004. Lechriodus aganoposis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 October 2014.
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