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Ptychadena ingeri

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA PTYCHADENIDAE

Scientific Name: Ptychadena ingeri
Species Authority: Perret, 1991
Taxonomic Notes: This species was previously confused with Ptychadena tournieri (Perret 1991).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2014
Date Assessed: 2013-09-19
Assessor(s): IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group
Reviewer(s): Garcia Moreno, J. & Stuart, S.N.
Contributor(s): Perret, J. & Inger, R.F.
Facilitator/Compiler(s): Morris, E.J.
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
History:
2004 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from Garamba National Park, Ulele, in north-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. It presumably occurs more widely, and is likely to be present in southern Sudan.
Countries:
Native:
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
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Population [top]

Population: It is apparently common in Garamba National Park, although there have been no records since its discovery in 1959, presumably due to a lack of herpetological work within its range.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This is a species of open and wooded humid savannah. It is associated with marshes and temporary and permanent waterbodies, and is also found along the sides of streams. Its breeding habits are unknown, but breeding presumably takes place in water.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: There is no information on the use or trade of this species.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It occurs in a region of low human impact, and so it is unlikely to be facing any major threats.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Garamba National Park is the only protected area from which it is currently known. Research is needed into the distribution and population status of this species.

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