|Scientific Name:||Nyctibates corrugatus|
|Species Authority:||Boulenger, 1904|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group|
|Contributor/s:||Amiet, J.-L. & Gartshore, M.|
Listed as Least Concern in view of its tolerance of habitat modification and its presumed large population.
|Range Description:||This species occurs in extreme southeastern Nigeria (from where it has recently been recorded in the Oban Hills (M. Gartshore pers. comm.), southern and southwestern Cameroon and mainland Equatorial Guinea, generally at low elevations up to 900 m asl.|
Native:Cameroon; Equatorial Guinea; Nigeria
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|Population:||It is a common species, especially at 300-900 m asl.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This is a lowland forest species occurring in hilly areas up to 900 m asl. It favours forests that have humid, but not marshy, floors, and requires tall forest with a closed canopy. It breeds in fast, rocky streams with clean water. The males call from the ground not far from water.|
Due to its large range it is likely that there are declines in some areas due to habitat loss.
|Conservation Actions:||It occurs in Cross River National Park (Nigeria), Korup National Park (Cameroon), Monte Alen National Park (Equatorial Guinea), and probably in some other protected areas.|
|Citation:||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2013. Nyctibates corrugatus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 17 April 2014.|
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