|Scientific Name:||Ptychadena obscura|
|Species Authority:||(Schmidt & Inger, 1959)|
|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 and its presumed large population.
|Range Description:||This species occurs in Shaba Province in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo and in northern Zambia, above 750 m asl. It is likely to occur in eastern Angola and southwestern Tanzania.|
Native:Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Zambia
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|Population:||There is very little information on this species, though it is likely to be common in suitable habitat.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Very little is known, but it has been found in moist savannah woodland, grassland, and on the grassy wet verge of a lake. Its adaptability to altered habitats is not known. It apparently breeds in the rainy season, but few details are available.|
|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, except in local situations.|
|Conservation Actions:||It occurs in the Upemba National Park (Democratic Republic of Congo), and presumably in several other protected areas.|
|Citation:||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2013. Ptychadena obscura. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 June 2015.|