Phrynobatrachus manengoubensis
family: Phrynobatrachidae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Cameroon



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

Assuming that this is a valid species, it is known only from Crater Lake at 2,000m asl on Mount Manenguba, in western Cameroon.

Habitat and Ecology

It presumably breeds in Crater Lake, which is relatively shallow. The surrounding habitat is montane grassland.


The population status of this species is unknown. There are no recent records.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no direct information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

Further research is required to resolve this species' taxonomic status.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity as well as absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

This species is probably a synonym of Phrynobatrachus werneri (Amiet pers. comm.).


Jean-Louis Amiet 2004. Phrynobatrachus manengoubensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58125A11736272. .Downloaded on 20 February 2019


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