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Hyperolius albofrenatus

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA HYPEROLIIDAE

Scientific Name: Hyperolius albofrenatus
Species Authority: Ahl, 1931
Taxonomic Notes: This form might be a synonym of Hyperolius pusillus. 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: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor/s: Arne Schiøtz
Reviewer/s: Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity, extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This taxon is known only from the non-specific type locality of "Deutsch-Ostafrika [Tanzania]" (Ahl 1931). It is not possible in this assessment to produce a species range map for this taxon, which cannot be matched to any known species in the wild.
Countries:
Native:
Tanzania, United Republic of
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Population [top]

Population: Its population status is not known.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It presumably breeds in waterbodies and has a larval development breeding strategy.
Systems: Freshwater

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.
Citation: Arne Schiøtz 2004. Hyperolius albofrenatus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.
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