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Choerophryne proboscidea

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA MICROHYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Choerophryne proboscidea
Species Authority: van Kampen, 1914

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Stephen Richards, Allen Allison
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, 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 ranges widely along the bases of the northern coastal mountains of New Guinea (both Indonesia and Papua New Guinea), up to 500m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Indonesia; Papua New Guinea
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Population [top]

Population: It occurs patchily, being common only very locally.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is a censorial species that lives in tropical rainforest and on forest edges, but not in really degraded areas. It breeds by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is probably not threatened, except very locally.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Further document of its distribution is needed. It is not known from any protected areas.

Citation: Stephen Richards, Allen Allison 2004. Choerophryne proboscidea. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 October 2014.
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