Cardioglossa nigromaculata
family: Arthroleptidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Near Threatened (NT)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Cameroon, Nigeria


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from extreme southern Nigeria and south-western Cameroon at low altitudes.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in lowland moist forest and in degraded habitats near more mature forest and can be found in small groups along forest watercourses, often in undergrowth among dead leaves and in holes. It breeds in streams.


It is fairly common, though it is often absent from apparently suitable habitat.

Population Trend


Major Threats

This species is presumably affected by forest loss.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in Korup National Park.


Jean-Louis Amiet, Arne Schi√łtz 2004. Cardioglossa nigromaculata. In: IUCN 2014


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