|Scientific Name:||Ptychadena ansorgii|
|Species Authority:||(Boulenger, 1905)|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group|
|Contributor(s):||Channing, A. & Poynton, J.|
Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, its tolerance of a variety of habitats and its presumed large population.
|Range Description:||This species ranges from western Angola, through Shaba Province in southern Democratic Republic of Congo, to northern Zambia and southern Malawi. There are few recorded localities through its wide range. It presumably occurs also in western Mozambique and it is possibly also present in Tanzania.|
Native:Angola (Angola); Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Malawi; Zambia
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|Population:||It is a poorly known species, and there is no information on its abundance.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It is apparently associated with humid savannah and forests. Its ability to adapt to altered habitats is not known. The males call from concealed positions in dense vegetation in swamps or slow-flowing streams. Its breeding is unknown, but it presumably takes place in swamps and streams.|
|Use and Trade:||
There are no reports of this species being utilized.
|Major Threat(s):||It is widely distributed in a region of low human impact, and so it is unlikely to be significantly threatened.|
|Conservation Actions:||It occurs in the Upemba National Park (Democratic Republic of Congo) and presumably also in several other protected areas.|
|Citation:||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2013. Ptychadena ansorgii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 June 2015.|