This taxon has been recorded from Lavenambato, in Tulear region, south-western Madagascar.
Habitat and Ecology
It is presumed to breed by larval development in water.
The population status of this species is not known.
The threats to this species are not known.
It is not known if the species occurs in protected areas.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity, extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
This form is a nomen dubium (Guibé 1978; Vences et al. 2003), and it has not been matched to any known living species in the wild.
Glaw, F. & Vences, M. 2008. Scaphiophryne verrucosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T58003A11711640. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T58003A11711640.en .Downloaded on 20 February 2019