Hylophorbus rufescens
Hylophorbus rufescens
possibly Hylophorbus rufescens
Common Name Red Mawatta Frog
Range West Papua in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Amphibia
Order Anura
Family Microhylidae
Genus Hylophorbus
Species Hylophorbus rufescens
Conservation Status
Least Concern

Hylophorbus rufescens (common name: red mawatta frog) is a species of frog in the Microhylidae family. It is found in West Papua in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

The Fergusson Island form, which may be distinct from Hylophorbus rufescens proper, is infected by the nematode Moaciria moraveci.

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