|Scientific Name:||Aphantophryne sabini Zweifel and Parker, 1989|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Richard Zweifel, Fred Parker|
|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.
|Range Description:||This species is known so far only from the vicinity of the Myola Guest House, 7km south and 6km west of Mount Bellamy, Oro Province, in Papua New Guinea, at 2,080-2,270m asl, and is likely to occur more widely.|
Native:Papua New Guinea
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|Population:||It is a common species.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It lives in montane grassy meadows and is presumed to breed by direct development. It has also been found on montane forest edges, and in treefern-dominated grassland.|
|Major Threat(s):||The habitat in the area where it occurs is probably reasonably secure, so there are currently no known threats to this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||Its distribution, habitat requirements and abundance need to be properly documented. It is not known from any protected areas.|
IUCN. 2004. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 23 November 2004).
Zweifel, R.G. and Parker, F. 1989. New species of microhylid frogs from the Owen Stanley Mountains of Papua New Guinea and resurrection of the genus Aphantophryne. American Museum Novitates: 1-20.
|Citation:||Richard Zweifel, Fred Parker. 2004. Aphantophryne sabini. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57680A11662922.Downloaded on 19 January 2018.|