Nimbaphrynoides occidentalis liberiensis (Xavier, 1979 "1978")

Liberia Nimba toad



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Nimbaphrynoides liberiensis Xavier, 1979


Conservation Status

Last record: 1978

Rediscovered in 2010

IUCN RedList status: synonym of Nimbaphrynoides occidentalis





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Xavier, F. (1979 "1978"). Une espèce nouvelle de Nectophrynoides (Anoure, Bufonide) des monts Nimba, N. liberiensis n. sp. 1. Description de l’espèce. Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France 103: 431-441.

Other references:

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. (2014). Nimbaphrynoides occidentalis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T16793075A16793120. Downloaded on 12 February 2017.

Sandberger-Loua, L., A. Hillers, J. Doumbia, N.-S. Loua, C. Brede, and M.-O. Rödel. (2010). Rediscovery of the Liberian Nimba toad, Nimbaphrynoides liberiensis (Xavier, 1978) (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae), and reassessment of its taxonomic status. Zootaxa 2355: 56-68.

Scheffers, Brett R., Yong, Ding Li, Harris, J. Berton C., Giam, Xingli and Sodhi, Navjot S. (2011). The world’s rediscovered species: back from the brink? PLoS ONE 6(7): e22531. [Supporting Information (Table S1)]


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