Endangered Amphibians of Africa
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Common Name Range ***
Abolokopatrika Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Acha Tugi Long-fingered Frog Cameroon, Nigeria
African Egg Frog Cameroon, Nigeria
African Painted Frog Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
African True Toad Liberia
African Viviparous Toad (11) Montane environments in Tanzania, Tanzania
Afrixalus lacteus Cameroon
Ahl's Reed Frog Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Alexteroon jynx Cameroon
Algerian Ribbed Newt Algeria, Tunisia
Allen's River Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
Allen's Slippery Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Amani Forest Frog Tanzania
Amatola Toad South Africa
Ambohimitombo Bright-eyed Frog Madagascar
Ambohitantely Stump-toed Frog Madagascar
Amiet's Long-fingered Frog Cameroon, Nigeria
Amietophrynus djohongensis Cameroon
Amietophrynus villiersi Cameroon
Analabe Giant Treefrog Madagascar
Andoany Stump-toed Frog Madagascar
Andringitra Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Angel's Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Arlequinus krebsi Cameroon
Arthroleptis francei Malawi
Arum Reed Frog South Africa
Astylosternus fallax Cameroon
Astylosternus nganhanus Cameroon
Astylosternus ranoides Cameroon
Astylosternus schioetzi Cameroon
Bakossi Reed Frog Cameroon
Bale Mountains Frog Ethiopia
Bale Mountains Tree Frog Ethiopia
Bamboutos Egg Frog Cameroon
Bamboutos Smalltongue Toad Cameroon
Bamenda Reed Frog Cameroon
Bamileke Plateau Frog Cameroon
Barbour's Forest Treefrog Tanzania
Beautiful Mantella Madagascar
Benavony Bright-eyed Frog Madagascar
Bendrao Digging Frog Madagascar
Bernhard's Mantella Madagascar
Betampona Burrowing Frog Madagascar
Betsileo Bright-eyed Frog Madagascar
Betsileo Digging Frog Madagascar
Big-eyed Forest Treefrog Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Black Long-fingered Frog Cameroon, Nigeria
Black-eared Mantella Madagascar
Blackspotted Long-fingered Frog Cameroon, Nigeria
Blommers Bright-eyed Frog Madagascar
Blue-legged Mantella Madagascar
Bobiri Reed Frog Ghana
Boettger's Grainy Frog Madagascar
Bolifamba Egg Frog Cameroon
Boneberg's Frog South Africa
Boophis tampoka Madagascar
Boribory Rain Frog Madagascar
Boulenger's Egg Frog Cameroon
Braun's Toad Tanzania
Broadley's Mountain Frog Malawi, Mozambique
Broadley's Ridged Frog Malawi
Brongersma's Toad Algeria, Morocco, Western Sahara
Brown Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Buea Smalltongue Toad Cameroon, Togo
Bushoho Reed Frog Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Uganda
Callulina kisiwamsitu Tanzania
Cameroon Egg Frog Cameroon, Nigeria
Cameroon Range Night Frog Cameroon
Cameroon Slippery Frog Cameroon, Nigeria
Cameroon Toad Equatorial Africa
Cameroon Water Frog Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria
Cameroon Wolterstorff Toad Cameroon, Nigeria
Cape Caco South Africa
Cape Flats Frog South Africa
Cape Platanna South Africa
Cave Squeaker Frog Zimbabwe
Chimanimani Stream Frog Mozambique, Zimbabwe
Chirinda Toad Mozambique, Zimbabwe
Clarke's Banana Frog Ethiopia
Climbing Mantella Madagascar
Cochran's Running Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Common Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Cooper's Black Caecilian Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Cowan's Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Cowan's Mantella Madagascar
de l'Isalo Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Decary's Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Deccan Wrinkled Frog Indian Ocean
Desert Rain Frog Namibia, South Africa
Dime Forest Treefrog Ethiopia
Disc-fingered Reed Frog Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Dizangue Reed Frog Cameroon
Du Toit's Torrent Frog Kenya
Eastern Squeaker Tanzania
Edough Ribbed Newt Algeria
Efulen Water Frog Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon
Elegant Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Erlanger's Grassland Frog Ethiopia
Ethiopian Banana Frog Ethiopia
Falls Reed Frog Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Forest Banana Frog Kenya, Tanzania
Forest Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Forest Rain Frog South Africa
Four-digit Toad Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria
Freetown Long-fingered Frog Sierra Leone
Gardiner's Seychelles Frog Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Ghana River Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana
Giant Rain Frog South Africa
Goldbelly Reed Frog Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Golden Mantella Madagascar
Goliath Frog Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea
Grassland Forest Treefrog Ethiopia
Greater Spiny Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Green Mantella Madagascar
Guibe's Bright-eyed Frog Madagascar
Guibe's Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Guinea River Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Guinea Screeching Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Liberia
Haraldmeier's Mantella Madagascar
Hewitt's Ghost Frog South Africa
Highland Long-fingered Frog Cameroon
Hogsback Frog South Africa
Interior Digging Frog Madagascar
Inyanga Toad Zimbabwe
Inyangani River Frog Zimbabwe
Irangi River Frog Kenya
Isaka-Ivondro Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Isalo Bright-eyed Frog Madagascar
Isalo Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Ivory Coast Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia
Ivory Coast Running Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana
Ivory Coast Wart Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana
Jaeger's Bright-eyed Frog Madagascar
Johnston's River Frog Malawi
Johnston's Water Frog Cameroon
Jozani River Frog Kenya, Tanzania
Jozani Running Frog Tanzania
Karissimbi Forest Treefrog Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Keith's Striped Frog Tanzania
Kihanga Reed Frog Tanzania
Kitumbeine Stream Frog Tanzania
Kivu Banana Frog Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Kivu Screeching Frog Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Kivu Tree Frog Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Klemmer's Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Knysna Banana Frog South Africa
Kogelberg Reserve Frog South Africa
Krefft's River Frog Tanzania
Lake Oku Clawed Frog Cameroon
Landdros Moss Frog South Africa
Lanza's Frog Somalia
Laurent's Night Frog Cameroon
Lesser Stream Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Liberia River Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Lightfoot's Moss Frog South Africa
Long-fingered Frog Cameroon
Lonnbergs Toad Kenya
Loveridge's Forest Frog Tanzania
Luvubu Reed Frog Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Madagascan Mantella Madagascar
Madagascar Climbing Frog Madagascar
Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Madagascar Giant Treefrog Madagascar
Madagascar Jumping Frog Madagascar
Madagascar Rain Frog Madagascar
Mahajanga Reed Frog Madagascar
Maharira Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Mahe Caecilian Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Malcolm's Ethiopia Toad Ethiopia
Mantidactylus delormei Madagascar
Marbled Rain Frog Madagascar
Mavomavo Giant Treefrog Madagascar
Mertens' Egg Frog Cameroon
Mertens' Smalltongue Toad Cameroon
Microhylid Frog Madagascar
Midongy Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Montagne d'Ambre Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Morere's Banana Frog Tanzania
Moroccan Midwife Toad Morocco
Mount Meru Stream Frog Tanzania
Mountain Climbing Frog Madagascar
Mountain Egg Frog Cameroon, Nigeria
Mountain Night Frog Cameroon, Nigeria
Mout Okou Wolterstorff Toad Cameroon
Mrora Forest Toad Tanzania
Mt. Okou Long-fingered Frog Cameroon
Nahampoana Bright-eyed Frog Madagascar
Namaqua Stream Frog South Africa
Natal Banana Frog South Africa
Newton's Grassland Frog Sao Tome and Principe
Ngezi Reed Frog Tanzania
Ngoni Moss Frog South Africa
Nienokoue Reed Frog Cote d'Ivoire
Nigeria Banana Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria
Nike's Squeaker Tanzania
Nimba Banana Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana
Nimba Reed Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Sierra Leone
Nimbaphrynoides liberiensis Liberia
Nkongsamba Frog Cameroon, Nigeria
Nkongsamba River Frog Cameroon, Nigeria
Norbert Bright-eyed Frog Madagascar
North African Fire Salamander Algeria, Morocco
Nosy Be Burrowing Frog Madagascar
Nosy Be Giant Treefrog Madagascar
Nsoung Long-fingered Frog Cameroon
Nyika Dwarf Toad Malawi, Zambia
Ornate Egg Frog Cameroon
Osgood's Ethiopian Toad Ethiopia
Pakenham's River Frog Tanzania
Palm Forest Treefrog Sao Tome and Principe
Parker's Tree Frog Tanzania
Paulian's Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Perret's Egg Frog Cameroon
Perret's Night Frog Cameroon
Perret's Toad Nigeria
Perret's Water Frog Cameroon
Pfeffer's Reed Frog Tanzania
Pickersgill's Reed Frog South Africa
Probreviceps durirostris Tanzania
Probreviceps rungwensis Tanzania
Rainforest Running Frog Cote d'Ivoire
Red Rain Frog Madagascar
Redback Bright-eyed Frog Madagascar
Redbelly Egg Frog Cameroon
Reed Frog Cote d'Ivoire
Reiche's Squeaker Malawi, Tanzania
Rhombophryne coronata Madagascar
Rhombophryne guentherpetersi Madagascar
Riggenbach's Reed Frog Cameroon, Nigeria
Ringed River Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia
Rocky River Frog Tanzania
Rose's Mountain Toad South Africa
Rugegewald River Frog Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
Rutenberg's Reed Frog Madagascar
Rwanda River Frog Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Sagalla Caecilian Kenya
Sao Tome Reed Frog Sao Tome and Principe
Schilf's Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Schiotz's Reed Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana
Seychelles Frog Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Seychelles Palm Frog Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Sharp-ribbed Salamander Morocco
Sharpsnout Reed Frog Cameroon
Shimba Hills Reed Frog Kenya
Shoa Forest Treefrog Ethiopia
Sierra Leone Grassland Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone Reed Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone Water Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Speckled Egg Frog Cameroon
Spinomantis massi Madagascar
Spiny Eye-lid Ground Frog Madagascar
Spotted Snout-burrower South Africa
Steindachner's River Frog Cameroon, Nigeria
Stevart's Egg Frog Equatorial Guinea, Gabon
Stream Reed Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana
Susana's Forest Treefrog Ethiopia
Table Mountain Ghost Frog South Africa
Tai Forest Treefrog Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia
Tai River Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Tandroka Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Tandy's Smalltongue Toad Cameroon
Tanners' Reed Frog Tanzania
Tanzania Screeching Frog Tanzania
Thomasset's Seychelles Frog Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Tigoni Reed Frog Kenya
Tiny Reed Frog Tanzania
Togo Slippery Frog Ghana, Togo
Togo Toad Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Togo
Toliara Rain Frog Madagascar
Tomato Frog Madagascar
Tree Toad Tanzania
Trueb's Madagascar Treefrog Madagascar
Tsaratanana Bright-eyed Frog Madagascar
Tsaratanana Giant Treefrog Madagascar
Tsingy Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Ukami Reed Frog Ghana, Togo
Uluguru Banana Frog Tanzania
Uluguru Big-fingered Frog Tanzania
Uluguru Blue-bellied Frog Tanzania
Uluguru Tree Frog Tanzania
Usambara Banana Frog Tanzania
Usambara Big-fingered Frog Tanzania
Usambara Blue-bellied Frog Tanzania
Usambara Forest Toad Tanzania
Usambara Torrent Frog Tanzania
Uzungwe River Frog Tanzania
Uzungwe Toad Tanzania
Varaldi's Spadefoot Toad Morocco
Vermiculated Tree Frog Tanzania
Victoria Night Frog Cameroon
Vissoke River Frog Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
Volcano Clawed Frog Cameroon
Wager's Stream Frog South Africa
Webb's Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Wermuth's Reed Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia
Werneria iboundji Gabon
Werneria submontana Cameroon
Western Leopard Toad South Africa
Western Nimba Toad Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea
Weza Forest Treefrog South Africa
White Madagascar Frog Madagascar
White-spotted Madagascar Frog Madagascar
White-striped Reed Frog Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Whitebelly Egg Frog Cameroon
Wild's Egg Frog Cameroon
Williams Bright-eyed Frog Madagascar
Wolterstorffina chirioi Cameroon
Wrinkled Madagascar Frog Madagascar
Yaounde Reed Frog Cameroon
Yapo River Frog Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana
Yellow Mantella Madagascar
Zebra Forest Treefrog Cameroon
Zimbabwe Big-fingered Frog Zimbabwe

**What amphibians are listed here?:

The Africa section of this site lists the folllowing amphibians appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Amphibians that dwell in or migrate to any nation or region found on the African continent.
  • Amphibians dwelling in or that travel to the Mediterranean Sea and any islands located in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Amphibians dwelling in or that migrate to Madagascar and nearby islands (to the southwest of India or east of Madagascar).
  • Amphibians dwelling in or that migrate to North Atlantic islands off the western coast of Africa.

Disclaimer:
This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.


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