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Common Name Range ***
Abolokopatrika Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Acha Tugi Long-fingered FrogCameroon, Nigeria
African Egg FrogCameroon, Nigeria
African Painted FrogDemocratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
African True ToadLiberia
African Viviparous Toad (11)Montane environments in Tanzania, Tanzania
Afrixalus clarkeiEthiopia
Afrixalus lacteusCameroon
Ahl's Reed FrogBurundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Alexteroon jynxCameroon
Algerian Ribbed NewtAlgeria, Tunisia
Allen's River FrogCote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
Allen's Slippery FrogCote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Amani Forest FrogTanzania
Amatola ToadSouth Africa
Ambohimitombo Bright-eyed FrogMadagascar
Ambohitantely Stump-toed FrogMadagascar
Amiet's Long-fingered FrogCameroon, Nigeria
Amietophrynus djohongensisCameroon
Amietophrynus villiersiCameroon
Analabe Giant TreefrogMadagascar
Andoany Stump-toed FrogMadagascar
Andringitra Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Angel's Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Arlequinus krebsiCameroon
Arthroleptis franceiMalawi
Arum Reed FrogSouth Africa
Astylosternus fallaxCameroon
Astylosternus nganhanusCameroon
Astylosternus ranoidesCameroon
Astylosternus schioetziCameroon
Bakossi Reed FrogCameroon
Bale Mountains FrogEthiopia
Bale Mountains Tree FrogEthiopia
Bamboutos Egg FrogCameroon
Bamboutos Smalltongue ToadCameroon
Bamenda Reed FrogCameroon
Bamileke Plateau FrogCameroon
Barbour's Forest TreefrogTanzania
Beautiful MantellaMadagascar
Benavony Bright-eyed FrogMadagascar
Bendrao Digging FrogMadagascar
Bernhard's MantellaMadagascar
Betampona Burrowing FrogMadagascar
Betsileo Bright-eyed FrogMadagascar
Betsileo Digging FrogMadagascar
Big-eyed Forest TreefrogCote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Black Long-fingered FrogCameroon, Nigeria
Black-eared MantellaMadagascar
Blackspotted Long-fingered FrogCameroon, Nigeria
Blommers Bright-eyed FrogMadagascar
Blue-legged MantellaMadagascar
Bobiri Reed FrogGhana
Boettger's Grainy FrogMadagascar
Bolifamba Egg FrogCameroon
Boneberg's FrogSouth Africa
Boophis tampokaMadagascar
Boribory Rain FrogMadagascar
Boulenger's Egg FrogCameroon
Braun's ToadTanzania
Broadley's Mountain FrogMalawi, Mozambique
Broadley's Ridged FrogMalawi
Brongersma's ToadAlgeria, Morocco, Western Sahara
Brown Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Buea Smalltongue ToadCameroon, Togo
Bushoho Reed FrogDemocratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Uganda
Callulina kisiwamsituTanzania
Cameroon Egg FrogCameroon, Nigeria
Cameroon Range Night FrogCameroon
Cameroon Slippery FrogCameroon, Nigeria
Cameroon ToadEquatorial Africa
Cameroon Water FrogCameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria
Cameroon Wolterstorff ToadCameroon, Nigeria
Cape CacoSouth Africa
Cape Flats FrogSouth Africa
Cape PlatannaSouth Africa
Cave Squeaker FrogZimbabwe
Chimanimani Stream FrogMozambique, Zimbabwe
Chirinda ToadMozambique, Zimbabwe
Climbing MantellaMadagascar
Cochran's Running FrogCote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Common Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Cooper's Black CaecilianIndian Ocean (Seychelles)
Cowan's Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Cowan's MantellaMadagascar
de l'Isalo Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Decary's Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Deccan Wrinkled FrogIndian Ocean
Desert Rain FrogNamibia, South Africa
Dime Forest TreefrogEthiopia
Disc-fingered Reed FrogBurundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Dizangue Reed FrogCameroon
Du Toit's Torrent FrogKenya
Eastern SqueakerTanzania
Edough Ribbed NewtAlgeria
Efulen Water FrogCameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon
Elegant Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Erlanger's Grassland FrogEthiopia
Ethiopian Banana FrogEthiopia
Falls Reed FrogDemocratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Forest Banana FrogKenya, Tanzania
Forest Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Forest Rain FrogSouth Africa
Four-digit ToadCameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria
Freetown Long-fingered FrogSierra Leone
Gardiner's Seychelles FrogIndian Ocean (Seychelles)
Ghana River FrogCote d'Ivoire, Ghana
Giant Rain FrogSouth Africa
Goldbelly Reed FrogDemocratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Golden MantellaMadagascar
Goliath FrogCameroon, Equatorial Guinea
Grassland Forest TreefrogEthiopia
Greater Spiny Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Green MantellaMadagascar
Guibe's Bright-eyed FrogMadagascar
Guibe's Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Guinea River FrogCote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Guinea Screeching FrogCote d'Ivoire, Liberia
Haraldmeier's MantellaMadagascar
Hewitt's Ghost FrogSouth Africa
Highland Long-fingered FrogCameroon
Hogsback FrogSouth Africa
Interior Digging FrogMadagascar
Inyanga ToadZimbabwe
Inyangani River FrogZimbabwe
Irangi River FrogKenya
Isaka-Ivondro Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Isalo Bright-eyed FrogMadagascar
Isalo Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Ivory Coast FrogCote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia
Ivory Coast Running FrogCote d'Ivoire, Ghana
Ivory Coast Wart FrogCote d'Ivoire, Ghana
Jaeger's Bright-eyed FrogMadagascar
Johnston's River FrogMalawi
Johnston's Water FrogCameroon
Jozani River FrogKenya, Tanzania
Jozani Running FrogTanzania
Karissimbi Forest TreefrogDemocratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Keith's Striped FrogTanzania
Kihanga Reed FrogTanzania
Kitumbeine Stream FrogTanzania
Kivu Banana FrogBurundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Kivu Screeching FrogDemocratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Kivu Tree FrogBurundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Klemmer's Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Knysna Banana FrogSouth Africa
Kogelberg Reserve FrogSouth Africa
Krefft's River FrogTanzania
Lake Oku Clawed FrogCameroon
Landdros Moss FrogSouth Africa
Lanza's FrogSomalia
Laurent's Night FrogCameroon
Lesser Stream Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Liberia River FrogCote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Lightfoot's Moss FrogSouth Africa
Long-fingered FrogCameroon
Lonnbergs ToadKenya
Loveridge's Forest FrogTanzania
Luvubu Reed FrogDemocratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Madagascan MantellaMadagascar
Madagascar Climbing FrogMadagascar
Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Madagascar Giant TreefrogMadagascar
Madagascar Jumping FrogMadagascar
Madagascar Rain FrogMadagascar
Mahajanga Reed FrogMadagascar
Maharira Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Mahe CaecilianIndian Ocean (Seychelles)
Malcolm's Ethiopia ToadEthiopia
Mantidactylus delormeiMadagascar
Marbled Rain FrogMadagascar
Mavomavo Giant TreefrogMadagascar
Mertens' Egg FrogCameroon
Mertens' Smalltongue ToadCameroon
Microhylid FrogMadagascar
Midongy Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Montagne d'Ambre Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Morere's Banana FrogTanzania
Moroccan Midwife ToadMorocco
Mount Meru Stream FrogTanzania
Mountain Climbing FrogMadagascar
Mountain Egg FrogCameroon, Nigeria
Mountain Night FrogCameroon, Nigeria
Mout Okou Wolterstorff ToadCameroon
Mrora Forest ToadTanzania
Mt. Okou Long-fingered FrogCameroon
Nahampoana Bright-eyed FrogMadagascar
Namaqua Stream FrogSouth Africa
Natal Banana FrogSouth Africa
Newton's Grassland FrogSao Tome and Principe
Ngezi Reed FrogTanzania
Ngoni Moss FrogSouth Africa
Nienokoue Reed FrogCote d'Ivoire
Nigeria Banana FrogCote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria
Nike's SqueakerTanzania
Nimba Banana FrogCote d'Ivoire, Ghana
Nimba Reed FrogCote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Sierra Leone
Nimbaphrynoides liberiensisLiberia
Nkongsamba FrogCameroon, Nigeria
Nkongsamba River FrogCameroon, Nigeria
Norbert Bright-eyed FrogMadagascar
North African Fire SalamanderAlgeria, Morocco, Spain
Nosy Be Burrowing FrogMadagascar
Nosy Be Giant TreefrogMadagascar
Nsoung Long-fingered FrogCameroon
Nyika Dwarf ToadMalawi, Zambia
Ornate Egg FrogCameroon
Osgood's Ethiopian ToadEthiopia
Pakenham's River FrogTanzania
Palm Forest TreefrogSao Tome and Principe
Parker's Tree FrogTanzania
Paulian's Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Perret's Egg FrogCameroon
Perret's Night FrogCameroon
Perret's ToadNigeria
Perret's Water FrogCameroon
Pfeffer's Reed FrogTanzania
Pickersgill's Reed FrogSouth Africa
Probreviceps durirostrisTanzania
Probreviceps rungwensisTanzania
Rainforest Running FrogCote d'Ivoire
Red Rain FrogMadagascar
Redback Bright-eyed FrogMadagascar
Redbelly Egg FrogCameroon
Reed FrogCote d'Ivoire
Reiche's SqueakerMalawi, Tanzania
Rhombophryne coronataMadagascar
Rhombophryne guentherpetersiMadagascar
Riggenbach's Reed FrogCameroon, Nigeria
Ringed River FrogCote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia
Rocky River FrogTanzania
Rose's Mountain ToadSouth Africa
Rugegewald River FrogBurundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
Rutenberg's Reed FrogMadagascar
Rwanda River FrogBurundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda, Uganda
Sagalla CaecilianKenya
Sao Tome Reed FrogSao Tome and Principe
Schilf's Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Schiotz's Reed FrogCote d'Ivoire, Ghana
Seychelles FrogIndian Ocean (Seychelles)
Seychelles Palm FrogIndian Ocean (Seychelles)
Sharp-ribbed SalamanderGibraltar, Morocco, Portugal, Spain
Sharpsnout Reed FrogCameroon
Shimba Hills Reed FrogKenya
Shoa Forest TreefrogEthiopia
Sierra Leone Grassland FrogCote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone Reed FrogCote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone Water FrogCote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Speckled Egg FrogCameroon
Spinomantis massiMadagascar
Spiny Eye-lid Ground FrogMadagascar
Spotted Snout-burrowerSouth Africa
Steindachner's River FrogCameroon, Nigeria
Stevart's Egg FrogEquatorial Guinea, Gabon
Stream Reed FrogCote d'Ivoire, Ghana
Susana's Forest TreefrogEthiopia
Table Mountain Ghost FrogSouth Africa
Tai Forest TreefrogCote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia
Tai River FrogCote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Tandroka Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Tandy's Smalltongue ToadCameroon
Tanners' Reed FrogTanzania
Tanzania Screeching FrogTanzania
Thomasset's Seychelles FrogIndian Ocean (Seychelles)
Tigoni Reed FrogKenya
Tiny Reed FrogTanzania
Togo Slippery FrogGhana, Togo
Togo ToadCote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Togo
Toliara Rain FrogMadagascar
Tomato FrogMadagascar
Tree ToadTanzania
Trueb's Madagascar TreefrogMadagascar
Tsaratanana Bright-eyed FrogMadagascar
Tsaratanana Giant TreefrogMadagascar
Tsingy Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Ukami Reed FrogGhana, Togo
Uluguru Banana FrogTanzania
Uluguru Big-fingered FrogTanzania
Uluguru Blue-bellied FrogTanzania
Uluguru Tree FrogTanzania
Usambara Banana FrogTanzania
Usambara Big-fingered FrogTanzania
Usambara Blue-bellied FrogTanzania
Usambara Forest ToadTanzania
Usambara Torrent FrogTanzania
Uzungwe River FrogTanzania
Uzungwe ToadTanzania
Varaldi's Spadefoot ToadMorocco
Vermiculated Tree FrogTanzania
Victoria Night FrogCameroon
Vissoke River FrogBurundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Rwanda
Volcano Clawed FrogCameroon
Wager's Stream FrogSouth Africa
Webb's Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Wermuth's Reed FrogCote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia
Werneria iboundjiGabon
Werneria submontanaCameroon
Western Leopard ToadSouth Africa
Western Nimba ToadCote d'Ivoire, Guinea
Weza Forest TreefrogSouth Africa
White Madagascar FrogMadagascar
White-spotted Madagascar FrogMadagascar
White-striped Reed FrogDemocratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Whitebelly Egg FrogCameroon
Wild's Egg FrogCameroon
Williams Bright-eyed FrogMadagascar
Wolterstorffina chirioiCameroon
Wrinkled Madagascar FrogMadagascar
Yaounde Reed FrogCameroon
Yapo River FrogCote d'Ivoire, Ghana
Yellow MantellaMadagascar
Zebra Forest TreefrogCameroon
Zimbabwe Big-fingered FrogZimbabwe
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***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.
 In some cases, the creatures listed in this section may also be found on other continents or in other areas, which is why you may see additional areas noted in the range column.

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 Us page.

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