Sclerophrys cristiglans
family: Bufonidae
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: Sierra Leone


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the Tingi Hills in Sierra Leone. It is probably related to the Amietophrynus latifrons complex, and might not be a valid species.

Habitat and Ecology

There is no information on its habitat and ecology. It presumably breeds in water and develops via a free-living, aquatic larval stage.


The population status of this species is unknown.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Nothing is known about specific threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It has not been recorded from any protected areas. Research is needed into its taxonomy, population and distribution, ecology and threats to this species.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Taxonomic Notes

This species was considered to be a synonym of Amietophrynus latifrons by Tandy and Keith (1972). Its taxonomic status remains uncertain, and Tandy (pers. comm.) suggests that it might be conspecific with Amietophrynus. togoensis or A. camerunensis.


IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2014. Amietophrynus cristiglans. In: IUCN 2014


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