Scaphiophryne verrucosa
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Scaphiophryninae
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: Madagascar



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

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.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions

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.

Taxonomic Notes

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. .Downloaded on 20 February 2019


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