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Ptychadena bunoderma

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA PTYCHADENIDAE

Scientific Name: Ptychadena bunoderma
Species Authority: (Boulenger, 1907)
Common Name(s):
English Rough Ridged Frog

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2013-07-11
Assessor(s): IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group
Reviewer(s): Stuart, S.N.
Contributor(s): Channing, A. & Poynton, J.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Morris, E.J.
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution and its presumed large population.
History:
2004 Least Concern

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species ranges from western Angola to northwestern Zambia. It is presumed to occur in adjacent southwestern Democratic Republic of Congo, and this area is included in the species' distribution on the map, however there do not appear to be any records from this country.
Countries:
Native:
Angola (Angola); Zambia
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information on the population status of this species; this species is very poorly known.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is a species of humid savannah where it is associated with flooded grassland, in which it presumably breeds. Its adaptability to altered habitats is not known.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade:

There are no reports of this species being utilized.

Threats [top]

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 [top]

Conservation Actions: It has not been recorded from any protected areas, but it is presumably present in some.

Citation: IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2013. Ptychadena bunoderma. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 26 October 2014.
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