|Scientific Name:||Ptychadena gansi|
|Species Authority:||Laurent, 1965|
|Taxonomic Notes:||This form is sometimes considered to be a synonym of Ptychadena mossambica.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group|
|Contributor(s):||Nistri, A., Lanza, B. & Balletto, E.|
Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats and its presumed large population.
|Range Description:||This species is endemic to southern Somalia, particularly, but not entirely, in the floodplains on the Jubba and Webi Shabeelle Rivers.|
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|Population:||It is a fairly common species.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Its habitat preferences when it is not breeding are not well known, though it presumably a species of dry savannahs and semi-arid habitats. It breeds in temporary pools and gheltas (permanent pools at the foot of cliffs or in the mouth of caves).|
|Use and Trade:||
There are no reports of this species being utilized.
|Major Threat(s):||There is little information. It might be impacted by livestock grazing, and perhaps fire and droughts, but otherwise it does not appear to be significantly threatened at the moment.|
|Conservation Actions:||It does not occur in any protected areas.|
|Citation:||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2013. Ptychadena gansi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 June 2015.|