Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Microhylidae

Scientific Name: Choerophryne variegata
Species Authority: (Van Kampen, 1923)
Albericus variegatus (van Kampen, 1923)

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, Richard Zweifel
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species' geographic range is unknown. The only known specimen was collected in the Digul River area, Merauke Regency, Papua, Indonesia. The precise (and indeed even the general) locality has not been determined.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: The population status of this species is unknown. The one known specimen still exists.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species' habitat is presumably rainforest. Like other members of its genus, it presumably breeds by direct development.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its distribution, habitat requirements and abundance need to be properly documented.

Classifications [top]

0. Root -> 18. Unknown
suitability: Suitable  

In-Place Research, Monitoring and Planning
In-Place Land/Water Protection and Management
In-Place Species Management
In-Place Education
1. Research -> 1.1. Taxonomy
1. Research -> 1.2. Population size, distribution & trends
1. Research -> 1.3. Life history & ecology

Bibliography [top]

IUCN. 2004. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 23 November 2004.

Menzies, J.I. 1999. A study of Albericus (Anura: Microhylidae) of New Guinea. Australian Journal of Zoology: 327-360.

Citation: Stephen Richards, Richard Zweifel. 2004. Choerophryne variegata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57672A11660989. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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