Cornufer schmidti 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Ceratobatrachidae

Scientific Name: Cornufer schmidti (Brown & Tyler, 1968)
Common Name(s):
English Schmidt's Wrinkled Ground Frog
Platymantis schmidti Brown & Tyler, 1968

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 broad range of habitats, 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 on New Britain and New Ireland, in the Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea. Reports from Manus Island, in the Admiralty Archipelago, seem to represent a different, undescribed species. It is presumably a low altitude species.
Countries occurrence:
Papua New Guinea
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Population [top]

Population:It is an abundant species.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species inhabits rainforest, disturbed forest, plantations and gardens. They are often associated with coconut husk piles. It breeds by direct development.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is an adaptable species that appears not to be threatened.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It presumably occurs in a number of protected areas, though this is not confirmed.

Citation: Stephen Richards, Fred Parker. 2004. Cornufer schmidti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58480A11774837. . Downloaded on 23 July 2018.
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