Herpele multiplicata
family: Herpelidae
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

This species' distribution is traditionally given as Limbe and Ndikinimeki in Cameroon, but this has been shown to be erroneous (LeBreton 1999). It is known only from its type locality at Mundame am Mungo, north-east of Mount Cameroon in south-western Cameroon. Using its range as a proxy, its estimated extent of occurrence (EOO) is 38 km2.

Habitat and Ecology

Its habitat and breeding ecology are unknown (Wilkinson et al. 2003).


There is no information on this species' population status. It is known only from the type specimen, which has been lost, and it has not been recorded since 1912 or before.

Population Trend


Major Threats

No information is available on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It is not known to occur in any protected areas. Research is needed on the species taxonomy, population status, natural history, and threats. Monitoring is required to establish its population trends.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on the extent of its distribution, population status, threats and ecological requirements.


IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2014. Herpele multiplicata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T59564A16957900. .Downloaded on 17 January 2019


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