Checklist of Endemic Amphibian Species
This list of amphibian species found exclusively in Côte d'Ivoire is based on the taxonomy used in Frost (2004). For further details on possible inaccuracies in the list see Sources & Caveats.
Frost, D.R. (2004) Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. 3.0 (22 August 2004). American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA.
The current version of this electronic database is accessible here
Bufo amieti (Anura - Bufonidae)
Bufo danielae (Anura - Bufonidae) Ivory Coast Toad
Bufo taiensis (Anura - Bufonidae)
Hyperolius nienokouensis (Anura - Hyperoliidae) Nienokoue Reed Frog
Hyperolius nimbae (Anura - Hyperoliidae) Nimba Reed Frog
Phrynobatrachus taiensis (Anura - Petropedetidae) Tai River Frog
endemic amphibian species that were recognized as distinct species too
be included in Frost (2004) are given below.
list is primarily based on information from the IUCN Red List (here)
and the current version of the Amphibian Species of
the World database (here) and includes species
described through 2008. In
addition to the 6 endemic amphibian species listed above,
additional species listed below gives a total of 7 species of amphibians known solely
from Côte d'Ivoire.
Kassina lamottei (Anura - Hyperoliidae) Rainforest Running Frog 1967