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.
It is probably common within its restricted range.
There are no current threats to this species, although its restricted range makes it vulnerable to stochastic events.
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
Listed as Vulnerable because it is known from only a single location.
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