Acanthixalus spinosus

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Acanthixalus spinosus
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hyperoliidae
Genus: Acanthixalus
Species: A. spinosus
Binomial name
Acanthixalus spinosus
(Buchholz & Peters, 1875)
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Acanthixalus spinosus is a species of frog in the Hyperoliidae family found in Cameroon, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, and Nigeria, and possibly Angola, the Central African Republic, and Equatorial Guinea. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2013). "Acanthixalus spinosus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 3 May 2014.