Herpele multiplicata
family: Herpelidae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Cameroon

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


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species' distribution is traditionally given as Limbe and Ndikinimeki in Cameroon, but this has been shown to be erroneous (LeBreton 1999). It is known only from its type locality at Mundame am Mungo, north-east of Mount Cameroon in south-western Cameroon. Using its range as a proxy, its estimated extent of occurrence (EOO) is 38 km

Habitat and Ecology

Its habitat and breeding ecology are unknown (Wilkinson et al. 2003).


There is no information on this species' population status. It is known only from the type specimen, which has been lost, and it has not been recorded since 1912 or before.

Population Trend


Major Threats

No information is available on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It is not known to occur in any protected areas. Research is needed on the species taxonomy, population status, natural history, and threats. Monitoring is required to establish its population trends.


IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2014. Herpele multiplicata. In: IUCN 2014


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