Duttaphrynus dhufarensis
family: Bufonidae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species ranges throughout much of the southern Arabian Peninsula. It is present on the Farasan Islands and a number of other offshore Islands. The altitudinal range of the species is sea level to 2,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This is an opportunistic species that is present wherever there are water sources available, including gardens, oases, permanent springs, irrigation canals and permanent small rivers. It is also frequently found at some distance from permanent water sources.


It is abundant where it occurs.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species; much of its range is undeveloped.

Conservation Actions

This species is present in the Jebel Samhan Nature Reserve, Oman.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.


Matthias Stöck, Theodore Papenfuss, Andrew Gardner, Steven Anderson, Sergius Kuzmin 2004. Duttaphrynus dhufarensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54627A11177549. .Downloaded on 19 February 2019


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