Cophixalus pipilans 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Microhylidae

Scientific Name: Cophixalus pipilans Zweifel, 1980

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Stephen Richards, Richard Zweifel
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Least Concern since, although its currently known Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 km2, it occurs in an area of extensive, suitable habitat which appears not to be under significant threat, it has a presumed large population, and it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known from the vicinity of Lae (Morobe Province) to the Adelbert Mountains (Madang Province), Papua New Guinea. It has been recorded up to 700m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Papua New Guinea
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Population [top]

Population:It has been recorded as common.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species inhabits lowland rainforest and breeds by direct development. It is not known whether or not it occurs in disturbed habitats.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): None known, although logging might affect some populations.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The species' Extent of Occurrence needs to be determined. Its range is not known to include any protected areas.

Citation: Stephen Richards, Richard Zweifel. 2004. Cophixalus pipilans. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57783A11673766. . Downloaded on 20 November 2017.
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