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Hyperolius sankuruensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA HYPEROLIIDAE

Scientific Name: Hyperolius sankuruensis
Species Authority: Laurent, 1979
Common Name/s:
English Omaniundu Reed Frog

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor/s: Arne Schiøtz
Reviewer/s: Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from Omaniundu, near Lodja, Sankuru, in south-central Democratic Republic of the Congo. It probably occurs widely in the southern Congo basin.
Countries:
Native:
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
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Population [top]

Population: The population status of this species is unknown. There have been no recent records, presumably due to lack of herpetological work within its range.
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.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There is no information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It has not been recorded in any protected areas.
Citation: Arne Schiøtz 2004. Hyperolius sankuruensis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 April 2014.
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