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Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Saudi Arabia, Yemen
IUCN (Red List) status: Least Concern (LC).
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
There are no threats to the species.
There are no known conservation measures.
Theodore Papenfuss, Steven Anderson, Sergius Kuzmin, Andrew Gardner 2004. Euphlyctis ehrenbergii. In: IUCN 2012