List of near threatened amphibians


As of September 2016, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) lists 402 near threatened amphibian species.[1] 6.2% of all evaluated amphibian species are listed as near threatened. No subpopulations of amphibians have been evaluated by the IUCN.

2 extinct in the wild amphibian species (0.03%)545 critically endangered amphibian species (8.4%)848 endangered amphibian species (13%)670 vulnerable amphibian species (10%)402 near threatened amphibian species (6.2%)2458 least concern amphibian species (38%)1567 data deficient amphibian species (24%)Circle frame.svg
Amphibian species (IUCN, 2016-2)
  • 6492 extant species have been evaluated
  • 4925 of those are fully assessed[a]
  • 2860 are not threatened at present[b]
  • 2063 to 3630 are threatened[c]
  • 35 to 148 are extinct or extinct in the wild:
    • 33 extinct (EX) species[d]
    • 2 extinct in the wild (EW)
    • 113 possibly extinct [CR(PE)]
    • 0 possibly extinct in the wild [CR(PEW)]

  1. ^ excludes data deficient evaluations.
  2. ^ NT and LC.
  3. ^ Threatened comprises CR, EN and VU. Upper estimate additionally includes DD.
  4. ^ Chart omits extinct (EX) species
Near Threatened (NT) species do not currently qualify for Critically Endangered (CR), Endangered (EN) or Vulnerable (VU), but are likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, or are already close to qualifying.

This is a complete list of near threatened amphibian species evaluated by the IUCN.


There are 62 salamander species assessed as near threatened.

Lungless salamandersEdit


True salamanders and newts

Other salamander speciesEdit


There are 340 frog species assessed as near threatened.

Robber frogsEdit

Shrub frogsEdit

True toadsEdit

Fleshbelly frogsEdit

Glass frogsEdit

Litter frogsEdit

Screeching frogsEdit



Poison dart frogsEdit


Fork-tongued frogsEdit

Narrow-mouthed frogsEdit

True frogsEdit

Puddle frogsEdit


Includes tree frog species and their allies.

African reed frogsEdit


Other frog speciesEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "IUCN Red List version 2016-2". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN). Retrieved 8 September 2016.