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Geotrypetes angeli
family: Dermophiidae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Guinea

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
See IUCN account.
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from only three localities: Labe (the type locality) and Beyla in Guinea, and the Tingi Hills in Sierra Leone. There has been very little herpetological work carried out within its range, so it is probably more widespread. The exact location of Labe, the type locality, is uncertain, since more than one place in Guinea has this name, but the most likely placement of the type locality is the northernmost locality.

Habitat and Ecology

It presumably lives underground, probably in forest. Other possible habitats are fruit tree plantations, rural gardens and secondary forest. On the assumption that its breeding habits are similar to Geotrypetes seraphini, it is viviparous, and is not dependent on water for breeding.

Population

No information is available on its population status.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

No information is available on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It is not known to occur in any protected areas. Further research is needed on its taxonomy, distribution, population status, natural history and threats.

Taxonomic Notes

The taxonomy of this genus is in need of revision.

Citation

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2014. Geotrypetes angeli. In: IUCN 2014

 

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