|Scientific Name:||Amietia desaegeri (Laurent, 1972)|
Afrana desaegeri (Laurent, 1972)
Rana desaegeri Laurent, 1972
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Frost, D.R. 2014. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6 (27 January 2014). New York, USA. Available at: http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html. (Accessed: 27 January 2014).|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group|
|Contributor(s):||Greenbaum, E., Pickersgill, M. & Loader, S.|
|Facilitator/Compiler(s):||Luedtke, J., Measey, G.J.|
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance to a high degree of human habitat disturbance, and because it is still found in abundance.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
|Range Description:||This species is known from 1,000–3,500 m Asl in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in the western Rwenzori Mountains and Virunga National Park down to the Itombwe Plateau, and from northwestern Rwanda in the Gishwati Forest Reserve.|
Native:Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Rwanda
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|Population:||Recent reports on collections suggest that it is locally abundant (E. Greenbaum pers. comm. May 2012) and its population is currently considered to be stable.|
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It lives in and around streams, in which it presumably breeds, in submontane and montane rainforest. It is known to tolerate a high degree of habitat disturbance (E. Greenbaum pers. comm. May 2012).|
|Movement patterns:||Not a Migrant|
|Use and Trade:||
There are no records of this species being utilized.
|Major Threat(s):||It appears to be tolerant of anthropogenic habitat change (E. Greenbaum pers. comm. May 2012).|
It occurs in Virunga, Ruwenzori, and Kahuzi-Biega National Parks in DRC and the Gishwati Forest Reserve in Rwanda.
More information is needed on this species' distribution.
|Citation:||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2017. Amietia desaegeri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T58185A113447733.Downloaded on 23 April 2018.|
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