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Leptopelis bequaerti
family: Arthroleptidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Liberia

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality of Gbarnga, and from Mount Coffee, Liberia.

Habitat and Ecology

The habitat preferences of this species are unknown. However, it presumably breeds by larval development in temporary waterbodies.

Population

The population is not known.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

The threats to this taxon are not known.

Conservation Actions

It is not known if this taxon occurs in any protected areas. Research is needed into the distribution and population status, ecology, use and trade, and threats to this species. There are also continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity, extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements (Chou et al. 2007).

Taxonomic Notes

This name has not been matched to any known species in the wild.

Citation

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2014. Leptopelis bequaerti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T56243A18387109. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-1.RLTS.T56243A18387109.en .Downloaded on 19 December 2018

 

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