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Nectophrynoides asperginis (Kihansi Spray Toad)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Kihansi spray toad, Nectophrynoides asperginis, is a small toad endemic to Tanzania. The species is live-bearing and insectivorous. The Kihansi spray toad is currently categorized as "Extinct in the wild" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), though the species persists in ex situ, captive breeding populations.
View Wikipedia Record: Nectophrynoides asperginis

Endangered Species

Status: Extinct in the wild
View IUCN Record: Nectophrynoides asperginis

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 6.85
EDGE Score: 4.83


Litter Size [1]  22
Litters / Year [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [2]  5 years
Snout to Vent Length [1]  0.787 inches (2 cm)

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
Udzungwa Mountains Tanzania, United Republic of

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Toledo Zoological Gardens

Range Map

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
2de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
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