Euphlyctis ehrenbergii
family: Dicroglossidae
subfamily: Dicroglossinae

© 2002 Theodore Papenfuss (1 of 2)

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Saudi Arabia, Yemen

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
See IUCN account.
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is restricted to areas of permanent and temporary water in the Red sea coastal region of Yemen and Saudi Arabia. It has an altitudinal range of sea level to 2,400m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a highly aquatic species, found in temporary and permanent waterbodies; it is also present in irrigated areas. Eggs are laid in the water. The species may aestivate during the dry season.


It is extremely abundant where it occurs

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no threats to the species.

Conservation Actions

There are no known conservation measures.


Theodore Papenfuss, Steven Anderson, Sergius Kuzmin, Andrew Gardner 2004. Euphlyctis ehrenbergii. In: IUCN 2014


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