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Arthroleptis hematogaster
family: Arthroleptidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Congo, the Democratic Republic of the

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is from the Itombwe and Kabobo Highlands in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The type locality is at 2,350-2,400 m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is believed to live in montane forest, and to breed by direct development.

Population

There is no recent information on the population status of this species. There are no recent records of this species due to lack of herpetological work within its range.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

There is no information on major threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It is not known to occur in any protected areas. As with other species of this genus, taxonomic research is needed to clarify the identity of this taxon. In addition, surveys are needed to determine this species' distribution, population status, natural history and threats.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

Listed as Data Deficient in view of the 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.

Citation

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2013. Arthroleptis hematogaster. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T54372A18364309. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-2.RLTS.T54372A18364309.en .Downloaded on 17 November 2018

 

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