This species is only known from its type locality, 12 km north of Bamako, in Mali. Its taxonomy remains unresolved, but if it turns out to belong to this genus it is likely to be a dry savanna species and is expected to be more widespread (M.-O. Rödel pers. comm. July 2016). Its EOO is 9 km2.
Habitat and Ecology
There is no information on its habitat or ecology. Although it presumably breeds by larval development, as with other congeners.
The population status of this species is unknown.
There is no information on threats to this species.
This species has not been recorded in any protected areas.
Further research is required on population status, ecology, and threats to this species.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the fact it is only known from type locality, and the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence (EOO), status and ecological requirements.
This species was recently changed from the genus Arthroleptis to Tomopterna by Ohler and Frétey (2008).
IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2017. Tomopterna milletihorsini. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T54375A18405602. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-2.RLTS.T54375A18405602.en .Downloaded on 19 December 2018