|Scientific Name:||Laurentophryne parkeri|
|Species Authority:||(Laurent, 1950)|
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Frost, D.R. 2014. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6 (27 January 2014). New York, USA. Available at: http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html. (Accessed: 27 January 2014).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group|
|Contributor(s):||Channing, A., Plumptre, A., Greenbaum, E., Poynton, J. & Menegon, M.|
Listed as Data Deficient because of lack of information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
|Previously published Red List assessments:||
|Range Description:||This species is known only from the type locality, Kiandjo, at 1,850-1,950 m asl near Mwengwa, in the Itombwe Mountains, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.|
Native:Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
|Lower elevation limit (metres):||1850|
|Upper elevation limit (metres):||1950|
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|Population:||The population status of this species is unknown. This species has not been seen despite recent fieldwork within the region (E. Greenbaum pers. comm. May 2012).|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It is found in montane forest. There is no further information on its ecology or reproductive biology.|
|Use and Trade:||
There are no reports of this species being utilized.
|Major Threat(s):||It is presumably at risk from forest loss due to smallholder farming, logging, and infrastructure development.|
This species is not known to occur in any protected areas, although a protected area in the Itombwe Mountains has been proposed and is being established. Currently the area has no effective protection. A recent survey shows that the natural habitat at the type locality is no longer present. More information is needed on this species' distribution, population status, natural history and threats.
|Citation:||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2013. Laurentophryne parkeri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T54813A16935437. . Downloaded on 06 May 2016.|
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