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Bufo tihamicus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA BUFONIDAE

Scientific Name: Bufo tihamicus
Species Authority: Balletto and Cherchi, 1973

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Andrew Gardner, Matthias Stöck, Theodore Papenfuss, Steven Anderson, Sergius Kuzmin
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species has littoral habitats (sea level to 400m asl) along the Red Sea coastline of the Arabian Peninsula. It has an altitudinal range of 25-400m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Saudi Arabia; Yemen
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Population [top]

Population: It is abundant in wadis and irrigated areas.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It can be found in arid vegetation (except in riparian vegetation close to wadis) and wherever there are available water sources. Breeds in still or slow moving water. It is common in arable land close to wadis.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no known conservation measures in place.

Citation: Andrew Gardner, Matthias Stöck, Theodore Papenfuss, Steven Anderson, Sergius Kuzmin 2004. Bufo tihamicus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 October 2014.
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