|Scientific Name:||Cardioglossa gracilis|
|Species Authority:||Boulenger, 1900|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group|
|Contributor(s):||Amiet, J.-L. & Burger, M.|
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution and presumed large population.
|Range Description:||This species ranges from extreme southeastern Nigeria through central and southern Cameroon to Equatorial Guinea, central Gabon and southwestern Central African Republic to the Democratic Republic of Congo. It occurs below 1,200 m asl. Its eastern distributional limits in the Democratic Republic of Congo are particularly unclear. It is presumed to occur in Congo, and this is included on the map.|
Native:Cameroon; Central African Republic; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Equatorial Guinea; Gabon; Nigeria
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|Population:||This is the most common species of Cardioglossa in Cameroon.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It lives in moist lowland and lower montane forest, and cannot survive in degraded habitats. It is found in mature secondary forest. The animals are usually found on the ground, or in plants up to 20 cm above ground. They breed in forest streams and the males call from slopes and marshy depressions close to streams.|
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Due to its large range, and its intolerance of secondary habitats, it is likely that there are declines in some areas due to forest loss.
|Conservation Actions:||It presumably occurs in a number of protected areas, and has definitely been recorded from Korup National Park.|
|Citation:||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2013. Cardioglossa gracilis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 16 September 2014.|
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