|Scientific Name:||Afrixalus osorioi (Ferreira, 1906)|
Rappia osorioi Ferreira, 1906
|Taxonomic Source(s):||Frost, D.R. 2015. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. New York, USA. Available at: http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group|
|Contributor(s):||Schiøtz, A., Dehling, M., Drewes, R., Loader, S., Lötters, S. & Gvozdik, V.|
|Facilitator/Compiler(s):||Tarrant, J. & Luedtke, J.|
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats and presumed large population.
|Previously published Red List assessments:|
|Range Description:||This species ranges from western Angola, up to Gabon where it has been recorded in the Invindo National Park, east through the Democratic Republic of Congo, to Uganda and western Kenya. It is likely that is occurs throughout the Congo Basin (M. Dehling pers. comm. November 2015).|
Native:Angola; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Gabon; Kenya; Uganda
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|Population:||It is an abundant species and its population is suspected to be stable.|
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It lives in degraded secondary forest and heavily degraded former forest, including farm bush, in the central African rainforest belt. It breeds in small temporary and permanent water bodies with overhanging vegetation, including artificial waterbodies, e.g. in old drums (M. Dehling pers. comm. October 2015).|
|Movement patterns:||Not a Migrant|
|Use and Trade:||
There are no reports of this species being utilized.
|Major Threat(s):||It is a very adaptable species that is unlikely to be facing any significant threats.|
It occurs in several protected areas, but no conservation actions are currently in place for this species.
Further work is required to clarify its taxonomy.
|Citation:||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2016. Afrixalus osorioi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T56073A18370096.Downloaded on 20 October 2017.|
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