|Scientific Name:||Duttaphrynus dhufarensis|
|Species Authority:||(Parker, 1931)|
Bufo dhufarensis Parker, 1931
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Matthias Stöck, Theodore Papenfuss, Andrew Gardner, Steven Anderson, Sergius Kuzmin|
|Reviewer(s):||Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)|
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
|Range Description:||This species ranges throughout much of the southern Arabian Peninsula. It is present on the Farasan Islands and a number of other offshore Islands. The altitudinal range of the species is sea level to 2,200m asl.|
Native:Oman; Saudi Arabia; United Arab Emirates; Yemen
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|Population:||It is abundant where it occurs.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This is an opportunistic species that is present wherever there are water sources available, including gardens, oases, permanent springs, irrigation canals and permanent small rivers. It is also frequently found at some distance from permanent water sources.|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no known threats to this species; much of its range is undeveloped.|
|Conservation Actions:||This species is present in the Jebel Samhan Nature Reserve, Oman.|
Balletto, E., Cherchi, M.A. and Gasperetti, J. 1985. Amphibians of the Arabian Peninsula. Fauna of Saudi Arabia, pp. 318-392.
Cunningham, P. and Feulner, G.R. 2001. Notes on the distribution and ecology of the Dhofar Toad, Bufo dhufarensis Parker, 1931, in the Musandam Peninsula (Sultanate of Oman). Tribulus: 9-13.
IUCN. 2004. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 23 November 2004.
Schätti, B. and Desvoignes, A. 1999. The Herpetofauna of Southern Yemen and the Sokotra Archipelago. Museum d'histoire naturelle, Geneva.
Schätti, B. and Gasperetti, J. 1994. A contribution to the herpetofauna of Southwest Arabia. Fauna of Saudi Arabia: 348-423.
|Citation:||Matthias Stöck, Theodore Papenfuss, Andrew Gardner, Steven Anderson, Sergius Kuzmin 2004. Duttaphrynus dhufarensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 April 2015.|
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