Afrixalus lindholmi 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Hyperoliidae

Scientific Name: Afrixalus lindholmi
Species Authority: (Andersson, 1907)
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2014. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0 (7 July 2014). Electronic Database. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Available at:
Taxonomic Notes: According to Perret (1976) this form is possibly a member of the genus Leptopelis (the type specimen is a juvenile). It cannot be matched to any known species in the wild.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2014
Date Assessed: 2013-09-19
Assessor(s): IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group
Reviewer(s): Angulo, A.
Contributor(s): Schiøtz, A. & Amiet, J.-L.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Morris, E.J.
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity, extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Previously published Red List assessments:
2004 Data Deficient (DD)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the type locality of Bibundi, Cameroon, although this form cannot be matched to any known species in the wild.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: Its population status is not known.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: There is no information on the habitat and ecological requirements of this species, which presumably breeds in water by larval development.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: There is no information on the use or trade of this species.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known if it occurs in any protected areas. There are continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity, so research is required in this area.

Citation: IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2014. Afrixalus lindholmi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T56069A18371110. . Downloaded on 26 November 2015.
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