Endemic Animals of Papua








Varanus macraei
Varanus macraei
Varanus macraei, the blue-spotted tree monitor or blue tree monitor, is a species of monitor lizard found on the island of Batanta in Indonesia. It is named after herpetologist Duncan R. MacRae, founder of the reptile park Rimba on Bali.
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Varanus macraei
Salvadori's fig parrot
Salvadori's fig parrot
Salvadori's fig parrot is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae endemic to the northern part of the Papua province in Indonesia.
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Salvadori's fig parrot
Multi-coloured tree frog
Multi-coloured tree frog
The multi-coloured tree frog or multi-coloured frog is a species of frog in the family Pelodryadidae, endemic to West Papua, Indonesia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, swamps, and freshwater marshes. It is threatened by habitat loss.
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Multi-coloured tree frog
Jobi tree frog
Jobi tree frog
The Jobi tree frog is a species of frog in the family Pelodryadidae, endemic to West Papua, Indonesia.
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Jobi tree frog
Cornufer batantae
Cornufer batantae
Cornufer batantae is a species of frog in the family Ceratobatrachidae. It is endemic to West Papua, Indonesia, and is known from two islands near the New Guinean mainland, Batanta and Waigeo. There are also unconfirmed records from Yapen and Gag Islands. Common name Batanta wrinkled ground frog has been coined for the species.
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Cornufer batantae
Arfak Mountain tree frog
Arfak Mountain tree frog
The Arfak Mountain tree frog is a species of frog in the family Pelodryadidae. It is endemic to West Papua, Indonesia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, rivers, rural gardens, and heavily degraded former forest. The threats are not known and is thought to be locally protected and occurs in Arfak Mountains National Park.
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Arfak Mountain tree frog
Hylophorbus sextus
Hylophorbus sextus
Hylophorbus sextus is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae. It is endemic to West Papua, Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.
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Hylophorbus sextus
Ranoidea brongersmai
Ranoidea brongersmai
Ranoidea brongersmai is a species of frog in the family Pelodryadidae. It is endemic to New Guinea and known from its type locality in the Snow Mountains, and according to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, from another location in the Wapoga River headwaters some 100 km further west. Both sites are in Western New Guinea . Its range is probably broader than current knowledge suggests. The specific name brongersmai honours Leo Brongersma, a ...
Dutch author and zoologist. Accordingly, common name Brongersma's treefrog has been proposed for it.
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Ranoidea brongersmai
Austrochaperina kosarek
Austrochaperina kosarek
Austrochaperina kosarek is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae. It is endemic to New Guinea and only known from its type locality, Kosarek, in West Papua . It is only known from one specimen collected in 1979. It has not been well-studied but it might be widespread in suitable habitat.
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Austrochaperina kosarek
Umar treefrog
Umar treefrog
The Umar tree frog is a species of frogs in the family Pelodryadidae.
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Umar treefrog
Lined tree frog
Lined tree frog
The lined tree frog is a species of frog in the family Pelodryadidae, endemic to West Papua, Indonesia. Its natural habitats are swamps and urban areas.
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Lined tree frog
Sabang tree frog
Sabang tree frog
The Sabang tree frog is a species of frog in the family Pelodryadidae. It is endemic to West Papua, Indonesia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
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Sabang tree frog
Ranoidea pratti
Ranoidea pratti
Ranoidea pratti, commonly known as Pratt's tree frog, is a species of frog in the family Pelodryadidae. It is endemic to the Vogelkopf Peninsula, West Papua, Indonesia, where the type series was collected. There are no confirmed records of this species after it was first recorded, so very little information exists on it.
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Ranoidea pratti
Cophixalus tetzlaffi
Cophixalus tetzlaffi
Cophixalus tetzlaffi is a species of frogs in the family Microhylidae. It is endemic to West Papua, Indonesia, where it is only known from near its type locality, Fakfak Mountains near the town of Fakfak.
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Cophixalus tetzlaffi
Litoria wapogaensis
Litoria wapogaensis
Litoria wapogaensis is a species of frog in the family Pelodryadidae. It is endemic to West Papua, Indonesia, and only known from its type locality in the headwaters of the Wapoga River at about 1,100 m above sea level.
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Litoria wapogaensis
Nyctimystes montanus
Nyctimystes montanus
Nyctimystes montanus is a species of frog in the family Pelodryadidae. It is endemic to the Arfak Mountains, located in the Bird's Head Peninsula of northwestern New Guinea. This species is only known from its type locality . There are no records of this species after it was described in 1878, perhaps because of lack of surveys.
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Nyctimystes montanus
Wendessi tree frog
Wendessi tree frog
The Wendessi tree frog is a species of frog in the family Pelodryadidae. It is found in New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and rivers.
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Wendessi tree frog
Ranoidea elkeae
Ranoidea elkeae
Ranoidea elkeae is a species of frog in the family Pelodryadidae. It is endemic to West Papua, Indonesia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, swamps, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, and heavily degraded former forest.
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Ranoidea elkeae
Oreophryne atrigularis
Oreophryne atrigularis
Oreophryne atrigularis is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae. It is endemic to Western New Guinea and known from its type locality, the Wondiwoi Mountains at the base of the Wandammen Peninsula, and from another location further east between Nabire and Mapia.
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Oreophryne atrigularis
Oreophryne kapisa
Oreophryne kapisa
Oreophryne kapisa is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae. It is endemic to the Indonesian islands Biak and Supiori, northwest of New Guinea. Common name Kapisa's cross frog has been proposed for it.
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Oreophryne kapisa
Ranoidea macki
Ranoidea macki
Ranoidea macki is a species of frog in the family Pelodryadidae, endemic to West Papua, Indonesia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and rivers.
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Ranoidea macki
Cornufer cryptotis
Cornufer cryptotis
Cornufer cryptotis is a species of frog in the family Ceratobatrachidae. It is endemic to West Papua, Indonesia.
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Cornufer cryptotis
Choerophryne nigrescens
Choerophryne nigrescens
Choerophryne nigrescens is a species of frogs in the family Microhylidae. It is endemic to the Papua Province, Indonesia, and is known from its type locality and two other localities on the island of Yapen, off the north-western coast of New Guinea, as well as from one record from Foja Mountains in New Guinea. Common name blackish choerophryne has been suggested for it.
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Choerophryne nigrescens
Snow Mountains tree frog
Snow Mountains tree frog
The Snow Mountains tree frog is a species of frog in the family Pelodryadidae, endemic to West Papua, Indonesia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and rivers.
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Snow Mountains tree frog
Wissel Lakes tree frog
Wissel Lakes tree frog
The Wissel Lakes tree frog is a species of frog in the family Pelodryadidae, endemic to West Papua, Indonesia. Its natural habitats are freshwater lakes, intermittent freshwater lakes, and rocky areas.
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Wissel Lakes tree frog
Moaif tree frog
Moaif tree frog
The Moaif tree frog is a species of frog in the family Pelodryadidae, endemic to West Papua, Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
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Moaif tree frog
Baliem River Valley tree frog
Baliem River Valley tree frog
The Baliem River Valley tree frog is a species of frog in the family Pelodryadidae, endemic to West Papua, Indonesia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, freshwater marshes, and rural gardens.
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Baliem River Valley tree frog
Xenorhina arfakiana
Xenorhina arfakiana
Xenorhina arfakiana is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae. It is endemic to West Papua, Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.
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Xenorhina arfakiana
Oreophryne idenburgensis
Oreophryne idenburgensis
Oreophryne idenburgensis is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae. It is endemic to West Papua, Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.
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Oreophryne idenburgensis
Xenorhina eiponis
Xenorhina eiponis
Xenorhina eiponis is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae. It is endemic to West Papua, Indonesia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and rural gardens.
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Xenorhina eiponis
Oreophryne waira
Oreophryne waira
Oreophryne waira is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae. It is endemic to West Papua, Indonesia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.
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Oreophryne waira
Vera's treefrog
Vera's treefrog
Vera's treefrog is a species of frog in the family Pelodryadidae.
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Vera's treefrog
Golden-spotted tree monitor
Golden-spotted tree monitor
The golden-spotted tree monitor, also known commonly as the golden speckled tree monitor, is a species of monitor lizard in the family Varanidae. The species is endemic to Waigeo Island in Indonesia.
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Golden-spotted tree monitor
Manukwari blind snake
Manukwari blind snake
The Manukwari blind snake is a species of snake in the Typhlopidae family.
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Manukwari blind snake
Reclusive ringtail possum
Reclusive ringtail possum
The reclusive ringtail possum or Monk ringtail possum is a species of marsupial in the family Pseudocheiridae. It is endemic to the Arfak Mountains in the Vogelkop Peninsula of West Papua, Indonesia.
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Reclusive ringtail possum
Leptomys arfakensis
Leptomys arfakensis
Leptomys arfakensis is a species of rodent in the family of Muridae. It is found in the Arfak Mountains of West Papua, Indonesia.
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Leptomys arfakensis