|Scientific Name:||Pyxicephalus obbianus|
|Species Authority:||Calabresi, 1927|
|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, its tolerance of a broad range of habitats and its presumed large population.
|Range Description:||This species is endemic to Somalia, ranging from Galguduud Province in the south, north to Bari Province. Most records are from Mudug Province in the vicinity of Hobyo (Obbia), and between Hobyo and Gaalkacyo (Galcaio).|
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|Population:||It is an uncommon 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, living fossorially outside the breeding season. It breeds in temporary pools.|
|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. Pyxicephalus obbianus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 27 August 2014.|
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