|Scientific Name:||Hyperolius occidentalis|
|Species Authority:||Schiøtz, 1967|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group|
|Contributor(s):||Schiøtz, A. & Rödel , M.-O.|
Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats and its presumed large population.
|Range Description:||This West African species occurs in southern Senegal, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea and Sierra Leone.|
Native:Gambia; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Senegal; Sierra Leone
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|Population:||It is a very common species.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||In the forest zone, this species lives in heavily degraded former forest (farm bush). In the savannah zone it lives in gallery forest. It has also been found on cultivated land, including irrigated rice fields. It breeds in temporary and permanent pools.|
|Use and Trade:||
There are no reports of this species being utilized.
|Major Threat(s):||It is an adaptable species that is unlikely to be facing any significant threats.|
|Conservation Actions:||It presumably occurs in several protected areas.|
|Citation:||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2013. Hyperolius occidentalis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 19 September 2014.|