Hyperolius albofrenatus


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

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)
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.
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. <>. Downloaded on 23 April 2014.
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