List of amphibians of Ghana

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This is a list of the amphibian species recorded in Ghana. There are 80 amphibian species in Ghana, of which 2 are critically endangered, 6 are endangered, 4 are vulnerable and 10 are near-threatened. This list is derived from the Amphibiaweb Database & IUCN Redlist which lists species of amphibians and includes those amphibians that have recently been classified as extinct (since 1500 AD). The taxonomy and naming of the individual species is based on those currently used by the Amphibiaweb Database & IUCN Redlist as of 23 September 2011 and supplemented by the Common Names and taxonomy from the IUCN & Wikipedia where no Amphibiaweb article was available.

The following tags are used to highlight specific species' conservation status as assessed by the IUCN:

EX Extinct No reasonable doubt that the last individual has died.
EW Extinct in the wild Known only to survive in captivity or as a naturalized populations well outside its previous range.
CR Critically Endangered The species is in imminent risk of extinction in the wild.
EN Endangered The species is facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.
VU Vulnerable The species is facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.
NT Near Threatened The species does not meet any of the criteria that would categorise it as risking extinction but it is likely to do so in the future.
LC Least Concern There are no current identifiable risks to the species.
DD Data Deficient There is inadequate information to make an assessment of the risks to this species.

Order: Anura (Frogs & Toads)[edit]

Order: Gymnophiona (Caecilian)[edit]

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