|Scientific Name:||Sclerophrys tihamica (Balletto & Cherchi, 1973)|
Bufo tihamicus Balletto & Cherchi, 1973
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Frost, D.R. 2016. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0 (31 October 2016). New York, USA Available at: http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html.|
|Taxonomic Notes:||This species was under the generic name Bufo but is now treated under Sclerophrys (Frost 2016).
This is an amended assessment created to account for the change in generic name.
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|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)|
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.
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|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.|
Native:Saudi Arabia; Yemen
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|Population:||It is abundant in wadis and irrigated areas.|
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|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.|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no threats to this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||There are no known conservation measures in place.|
|Citation:||Andrew Gardner, Matthias Stöck, Theodore Papenfuss, Steven Anderson, Sergius Kuzmin. 2016. Sclerophrys tihamica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T54779A107350989.Downloaded on 21 September 2017.|
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