Kassina arboricola

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Kassina arboricola
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hyperoliidae
Genus: Kassina
Species:
K. arboricola
Binomial name
Kassina arboricola
Perret [fr], 1985
Synonyms

Kassina cochranae arboricolaSchiøtz, 1999

Kassina arboricola, sometimes known as the Ivory Coast running frog, is a species of frog in the family Hyperoliidae.[1][2] It is found in southwestern Ghana and westward to south-central Ivory Coast.[2] It occurs in secondary forests and forest edges, and to very limited extent, degraded former forest (farm bush). Breeding takes place in both temporary and permanent bodies of water, although it favours large, well-vegetated pools. It is probably negatively impacted by severe deforestation caused by agricultural expansion, logging, and growing human settlements.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Rödel, M.-O.; Schiøtz, A. (2004). "Kassina arboricola". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2004: e.T56225A11443348. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T56225A11443348.en.
  2. ^ a b Frost, Darrel R. (2016). "Kassina arboricola Perret, 1985". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 18 November 2016.