Afrixalus lindholmi

Status_ne_offStatus_dd_onStatus_lc_offStatus_nt_offStatus_vu_offStatus_en_offStatus_cr_offStatus_ew_offStatus_ex_off

Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA HYPEROLIIDAE

Scientific Name: Afrixalus lindholmi
Species Authority: (Andersson, 1907)
Taxonomic Notes: According to Perret (1976) this form is possibly a member of the genus Leptopelis (the type specimen is a juvenile). It cannot be matched to any known species in the wild.

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): Angulo, A.
Contributor(s): Schi√łtz, A. & Amiet, J.-L.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Morris, E.J.
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity, extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
History:
2004 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known only from the type locality of Bibundi, Cameroon, although this form cannot be matched to any known species in the wild.
Countries:
Native:
Cameroon
Range Map:Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.

Population [top]

Population: Its population status is not known.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: There is no information on the habitat and ecological requirements of this species, which presumably 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): The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known if it occurs in any protected areas. There are continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity, so research is required in this area.

Bibliography [top]

Amiet, J.-L. 1972. Notes faunistiques, ethologistiques et ecologistiques sur quelques amphibiens anoures du Cameroun. Annales de la Faculté des Sciences du Cameroun: 127-153.

IUCN. 2014. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 12 June 2014).

Perret, J.-L. 1976. Identite de quelques Afrixalus (Amphibia, Salienta, Hyperoliidae). Bulletin de la Societe Neuchateloise des Sciences Naturelles: 19-28.


Citation: IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2014. Afrixalus lindholmi. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 December 2014.
Disclaimer: To make use of this information, please check the <Terms of Use>.
Feedback: If you see any errors or have any questions or suggestions on what is shown on this page, please provide us with feedback so that we can correct or extend the information provided