Arthroleptis nimbaensis
family: Arthroleptidae
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: Guinea


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species has been recorded only from Mount Nimba, in Guinea, at 650-1,250 m asl. Its taxonomic validity is unclear.

Habitat and Ecology

It has been recorded to be from forest and presumably breeds by direct development.


The population status of this species is unknown.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no direct information on threats to this species, although most habitats on Mount Nimba are at risk of degradation from mining activities.

Conservation Actions

There is no information on conservation measures for this species; it is not known from any protected areas. Research is required on the taxonomy, distribution, population status, habitat, ecology and threats to this species.

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

There are major taxonomic problems with the genus Arthroleptis through much of Africa. In many cases, the available names can be referred only to museum specimens, not to animals in the field. This is because the identification of these species frequently depends more on their vocalizations than their morphology.


IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2014. Arthroleptis nimbaensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T54378A18363583. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


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