Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Phrynobatrachidae

Scientific Name: Phrynobatrachus albolabris
Species Authority: (Ahl, 1925).
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2014. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6 (27 January 2014). New York, USA. Available at: (Accessed: 27 January 2014).
Taxonomic Notes: Although this was recognized as a distinct species by Perret (1966), it is probably a synonym of Phrynobatrachus accraensis (Rödel pers. comm.).

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): Garcia Moreno, J. & Stuart, S.N.
Contributor(s): Rödel , M.-O.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Morris, E.J.
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity as well as absence of recent information on its 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 Accra, Ghana.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: The population status of this species is unknown.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: There is no information on its habitat and ecology, although its requirements are presumably similar to those of other members of the genus, and it likewise probably also 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): There is no information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Further research is required to resolve its taxonomy, to determine whether or not it is in fact a distinct species.

Citation: IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2014. Phrynobatrachus albolabris. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T58088A18391500. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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