Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This species occurs on the southeastern coast of Papua New Guinea between Yule Island and Dogura, where it is relatively widespread. It is generally a lowland species, probably ranging from sea-level up to 1,100m asl.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
It occurs in open, coastal tropical savannahs. It breeds in still water.

Systems
  • Terrestrial
  • Freshwater
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2004

Assessor/s
James Menzies, Stephen Richards

Reviewer/s
Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)

Contributor/s

Justification
Listed as Least Concern since, although its Extent of Occurrence is probably less than 20,000 km2, it appears to be adaptable with a presumed large population, and it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
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Population

Population
It is a common species.

Population Trend
Stable
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Threats

Major Threats
There are no known threats. Its habitat is unlikely to be at risk from existing or foreseeable impacts.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
Its distribution needs to be better documented. It is not known from any protected areas.
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Wikipedia

Southern New Guinea tree frog

The southern New Guinea tree frog (Litoria impura) is a species of frog in the Hylidae family. It is endemic to Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are moist savanna, freshwater marshes, and intermittent freshwater marshes.

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