Kassina schioetzi 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Hyperoliidae

Scientific Name: Kassina schioetzi Rödel, Grafe, Rudolf and Ernst, 2002
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2013. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.6 (9 January 2013). Electronic Database. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Available at:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2013-07-02
Assessor(s): IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group
Reviewer(s): Stuart, S.N.
Contributor(s): Schiøtz, A. & Rödel , M.-O.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Morris, E.J.
Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification and its presumed large population.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This recently described species is known only from Côte d’Ivoire and extreme southeastern Guinea so far. It ranges from Lamto north to Comoé, and west to Mount Nimba.
Countries occurrence:
Côte d'Ivoire; Guinea
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Population [top]

Population:It is common in all of the localities so far investigated, but it is hard to find.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It is mainly a species of wooded Guinea savannah and gallery forest, occurring only in very small numbers in open savannah. It appears to be reasonably adaptable, providing that good vegetation cover remains. It breeds in both temporary and permanent water, favouring large, well-vegetated pools.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade:

There are no reports of this species being utilized.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is probably not seriously threatened, except possibly by very severe opening up of its habitat for agriculture.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in Come National Park, Marahoue National Park, Lamto Reserve, Mount Nimba World Heritage Site, and Mont Peko National Park.

Citation: IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2013. Kassina schioetzi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T56235A18386118. . Downloaded on 21 July 2018.
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