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Hylophorbus nigrinus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA MICROHYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Hylophorbus nigrinus
Species Authority: Günther, 2001

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Rainer Günther, David Price
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been discovered, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This newly described species is known from two localities in Papua, Indonesia: Yapen Island (off the north coast of New Guinea), 7km north of Kontiunai, at 620-680m asl; and Dabra (on the New Guinea mainland), at 80m asl. It has only been found immediately around the type localities, and has not yet been found elsewhere.
Countries:
Native:
Indonesia
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Population [top]

Population: It is a rare species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It lives on the floor of tropical forest, including in secondary re-growth forest, and presumably breeds by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It might be threatened by selective logging.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Although it is found in Yapen Nature Reserve, logging continues here.

Citation: Rainer Günther, David Price 2004. Hylophorbus nigrinus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 October 2014.
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