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Duttaphrynus scorteccii
family: Bufonidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Yemen

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is possibly restricted to Wadi al Khalili near Mafhaq (1,550m asl) on a high plateau in northern Yemen.

Habitat and Ecology

It is found within the wadi, and shelters in the surrounding vegetation. Breeding takes place in pools.

Population

It is probably common within its restricted range.

Population Trend

stable

Major Threats

There are no current threats to this species, although its restricted range makes it vulnerable to stochastic events.

Conservation Actions

It is not known whether or not this species occurs in protected areas, or whether or not it is protected by national legislation. It requires close population monitoring given that is known from only one location.

Red List Status

Vulnerable (VU)

Rationale

Listed as Vulnerable because it is known from only a single location.

Citation

Andrew Gardner, Theodore Papenfuss, Steven Anderson, Matthias Stöck, Sergius Kuzmin 2004. Duttaphrynus scorteccii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54758A11200539. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T54758A11200539.en .Downloaded on 19 December 2018

 

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