Oreophryne alticola 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Microhylidae

Scientific Name: Oreophryne alticola Zweifel, Cogger and Richards, 2005

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Richard Zweifel
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known from 3,500-3,900m asl at two nearby localities in the central highlands of eastern Papua, Indonesia.
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Population [top]

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

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is known from subalpine grassland, and is presumed to breed by direct development.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No significant threats to this species are known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is not known from any protected areas.

Citation: Richard Zweifel. 2006. Oreophryne alticola. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61854A12567898. . Downloaded on 19 March 2018.
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