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Leptopelis jordani
family: Arthroleptidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Angola

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from Congulu at 700-800 m asl in western Angola.

Habitat and Ecology

There is no information on the habitat and ecological requirements of this species, although assuming that it breeds in a similar manner to other Leptopelis species, it lays its eggs in a nest buried in mud near water, into which the larvae emerge and develop.

Population

The population status of this species is unknown. There have been no recent records, presumably because of the lack of herpetological work within its range.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

There is no information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It is not known from any protected areas. Further research is needed into the distribution and population status, and use and trade of this species. There is continuing doubt as to the taxonomic validity of this species.

Taxonomic Notes

This species is not mentioned in the review of African treefrogs by Schiøtz (1999), nor in the Field Guide to the Amphibians of Central and Southern Africa by Channing (2001). It might not be a valid species (Schiøtz pers. comm.).

Citation

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2014. Leptopelis jordani. In: IUCN 2014

 

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