Cornufer batantae 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Ceratobatrachidae

Scientific Name: Cornufer batantae Zweifel, 1969
Platymantis batantae Zweifel, 1969

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, Djoko Iskandar
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 Batanta and Waigeo Islands off the western coast of Papua, Indonesia. Recent records from Yapen and Gag Islands require confirmation.
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Population [top]

Population:There is no information on the population status of this species.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is presumably a lowland forest species. The animals from Gag Island were found in a sago swamp; those from Yapen Island were in hilly forest. It breeds by direct development and lays its eggs on the ground.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): This species is threatened on Waigeo Island by logging.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The extent of occurrence, habitat requirements and population status of this species need to be documented. It is not known from any protected areas.

Citation: Stephen Richards, Djoko Iskandar. 2004. Cornufer batantae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58450A11782695. . Downloaded on 22 April 2018.
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