|Scientific Name:||Phrynobatrachus werneri|
|Species Authority:||(Nieden, 1910)|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group|
Listed as Least Concern since, although its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 km2, it is common and adaptable with a presumed large population.
|Range Description:||This species is restricted to the mountains of eastern Nigeria and western Cameroon. In Nigeria it is known from the Obudu Plateau, and in Cameroon it occurs in the Bamboutos Mountains, the Bamileke Plateau (at Bangwa), Mount Manenguba, Mount Kupe, and the Rumpi Hills. Its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 km2.|
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|Population:||This is a common species within its range.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It lives in and around small streams, roadside ditches, raphia swamps and marshes, surrounded by submontane and montane forest and grassland. It can survive in altered habitats. It breeds in still water and marshes.|
|Use and Trade:||
There are no reports of this species being utilized.
|Major Threat(s):||It is an adaptable species, not at serious risk from habitat change.|
|Conservation Actions:||It might occur in the Bafut-Ngemba Forest Reserve.|
|Citation:||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2013. Phrynobatrachus werneri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 July 2014.|
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