Mantophryne infulata


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

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
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Stephen Richards, Richard Zweifel
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
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.
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. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 30 August 2015.
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