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.
There are no known threats to this species; much of its range is undeveloped.
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. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T54627A11177549.en