Phrynobatrachus albolabris


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Phrynobatrachus albolabris
Species Authority: (Ahl, 1925).
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: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor/s: Mark-Oliver Rödel
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 as well as absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from Accra, Ghana.
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Population [top]

Population: The population status of this species is unknown.
Population Trend: 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: Freshwater

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: Mark-Oliver Rödel 2004. Phrynobatrachus albolabris. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <>. Downloaded on 23 April 2014.
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