Leptodactylodon wildi
family: Arthroleptidae
Species Description: Amiet & Dowsett-Lemaire 2000 Alytes 18

© 2010 Vaclav Gvozdik (1 of 2)

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Cameroon

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Endangered (EN)
See IUCN account.
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This recently described species is known only from the vicinity of the villages of Kodmin and Edib in the Bakossi Mountains, 1,000-1,350m asl, in western Cameroon, although it might be a bit more widespread.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in montane forest, often close to small streams; there is no information on its ability to tolerate changes to its habitat. Breeding takes place in springs and rivulets.


It is generally an uncommon species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

It is probably threatened by forest clearance for smallholder farming.

Conservation Actions

It does not occur in any protected areas, and its remaining habitat in the Bakossi Mountains requires urgent protection.


Jean-Louis Amiet 2004. Leptodactylodon wildi. In: IUCN 2014


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