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Liophryne dentata

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA MICROHYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Liophryne dentata
Species Authority: (Tyler and Menzies, 1971)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Assessor(s): Stephen Richards, Allen Allison, James Menzies, Fred Kraus
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Although this species is known mainly from isolated records from a large area, it is listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because there are presently no known threats, and it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
History:
2004 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known the southern end of the Owen Stanley Mountains, Pini Range, and Cloudy Mountains of southern Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea. It has been recorded from sea level up to 1,550m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Papua New Guinea
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Population [top]

Population: It is a common species in suitable habitat.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is found on the forest floor in the leaf-litter of lowland hill forest. Like other species in the genus, it is presumably a direct developer.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

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

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The distribution and population status of this species needs to be documented. It is not known from any protected area.

Citation: Stephen Richards, Allen Allison, James Menzies, Fred Kraus 2006. Liophryne dentata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 July 2014.
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