Cornufer minutus 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Ceratobatrachidae

Scientific Name: Cornufer minutus
Species Authority: Brown and Parker, 1970
Batrachylodes minutus Brown and Parker, 1970

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Fred Parker, Stephen Richards
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Least Concern since, although its Extent of Occurrence is probably less than 20,000 km2, it is common and adaptable with a presumed large population, and because 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 northern and southern Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea. It occurs up to 1,000m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Papua New Guinea
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Population [top]

Population: It is a common species.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species inhabits tropical rainforest, and can also survive in degraded habitats such as rural villages, plantations and degraded forest. It is a species that breeds by direct development and lays its eggs on the ground.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are unlikely to be any threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The distribution on Bougainville and other islands needs to be documented, and the population status needs to be assessed. It is not known from any protected areas.

Citation: Fred Parker, Stephen Richards. 2004. Cornufer minutus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58237A11755849. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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