Cornufer bufoniformis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Ceratobatrachidae

Scientific Name: Cornufer bufoniformis (Boulenger, 1884)
Discodeles bufoniformis (Boulenger, 1884)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Stephen Richards, Fred Parker
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, 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 occurs virtually throughout the Solomon Islands and on Bougainville in Papua New Guinea, up to 700m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands
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Population [top]

Population:It is common within its range, but it occurs patchily.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species inhabits small streams in lowland rainforest. It is a species that breeds by direct development and lays its eggs on the ground. It also occurs along streams in somewhat degraded areas, provided that vegetation is left along the streams.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Clear-fell logging might have some impact on populations of this species. It is also eaten locally.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The impacts of logging need to be documented, and the species' ability to persist in disturbed habitats needs to be investigated. It is not known from any protected areas.

Citation: Stephen Richards, Fred Parker. 2004. Cornufer bufoniformis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58255A11758370. . Downloaded on 21 May 2018.
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