|Scientific Name:||Ptychadena anchietae|
|Species Authority:||(Bocage, 1868)|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group|
|Contributor(s):||Channing, A., Poynton, J., Howell, K., Minter, L., Largen, M.J. & Lötters, S.|
Listed as Least Concern in view of its very wide distribution, its tolerance of a broad range of habitats and its presumed large population.
|Range Description:||This species ranges from Eritrea, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Somalia, south through East Africa to South Africa and Botswana, and west to Angola and southern Congo. It occurs up to 1,800m asl in Ethiopia. There do not appear to be confirmed records from Burundi and Rwanda, though it is likely to occur in these countries and they are included in the species' distribution on the map.|
Native:Angola (Angola); Botswana; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Djibouti; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Kenya; Malawi; Mozambique; Namibia; Somalia; South Africa; South Sudan; Swaziland; Tanzania, United Republic of; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe
|Range Map:||Click here to open the map viewer and explore range.|
|Population:||It is abundant in many parts of its range.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It is a species of open country in woodland, savannah, grassland, and agricultural and suburban areas, but also found in forest clearings. It is usually (but not always) found in close proximity to permanent water. It breeds in shallow temporary ponds.|
|Use and Trade:||
There are no reports of this species being utilized.
|Major Threat(s):||It is an adaptable species that is only likely to be facing localized threats. Chytrid fungus was detected in this species in Kenya.|
|Conservation Actions:||It occurs in many protected areas.|
|Citation:||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2013. Ptychadena anchietae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 01 February 2015.|