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Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Saudi Arabia, Yemen
IUCN (Red List) status: Least Concern (LC).
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Bufo tihamicus?
This species has littoral habitats (sea level to 400m asl) along the Red Sea coastline of the Arabian Peninsula. It has an altitudinal range of 25-400m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It can be found in arid vegetation (except in riparian vegetation close to wadis) and wherever there are available water sources. Breeds in still or slow moving water. It is common in arable land close to wadis.
It is abundant in wadis and irrigated areas.
There are no threats to this species.
There are no known conservation measures in place.
Andrew Gardner, Matthias Stöck, Theodore Papenfuss, Steven Anderson, Sergius Kuzmin 2004. Bufo tihamicus. In: IUCN 2012