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, Cameroon, but this has been shown to be erroneous (LeBreton 1999). It is known only from its type locality, Mundame am Mungo, north-east of Mount Cameroon in south-western Cameroon.

Habitat and Ecology

It presumably lives in the soil in lowland rainforest, but no specific details are known regarding its habitat and ecological preferences.


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

No information is available; it is not known to occur in any protected areas.


Simon Loader, Mark Wilkinson, David Gower 2004. Herpele multiplicata. In: IUCN 2013


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