Cornufer montanus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Ceratobatrachidae

Scientific Name: Cornufer montanus Brown and Parker, 1970
Batrachylodes montanus 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 less than 20,000 km2, it occurs in an area of extensive, suitable habitat which appears not to be under significant threat, it has a presumed large population, and it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species occurs on northern and southern Bougainville Island, Papua New Guinea, at 700-1,000m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Papua New Guinea
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is a scansorial and arboreal species inhabiting rainforest. It has not been found in degraded habitats, perhaps because the habitat within its altitudinal range is still in good condition. It breeds by direct development.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The war in Bougainville has probably minimised potential impacts of logging and mining.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known from any protected areas.

Citation: Fred Parker, Stephen Richards. 2004. Cornufer montanus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58238A11755936. . Downloaded on 20 May 2018.
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