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Mantophryne infulata

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA MICROHYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Mantophryne infulata
Species Authority: (Zweifel, 1972)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor/s: Stephen Richards, Richard Zweifel
Reviewer/s: Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from two localities in Papua New Guinea: the type locality (Arau), and the northern side of the Huon Peninsula. Its altitudinal range is 1,100-1,400m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Papua New Guinea
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Population [top]

Population: It is reasonably common where it has been found.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It lives in zones transitional between mid-montane and lower-montane forest, where it calls from exposed positions on the forest floor. It has been found only in mature forest.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No information is available.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The distribution, habitat requirements and population status of this species need to be documented. It is not known from any protected areas.
Citation: Stephen Richards, Richard Zweifel 2004. Mantophryne infulata. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 16 April 2014.
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