This species ranges from eastern Angola, through the Caprivi Strip of Namibia to extreme northern Botswana, extreme southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, much of Zambia (except the northeast), eastern and northern Zimbabwe, southern Malawi, and west-central Mozambique.
Habitat and Ecology
It is a species of open savannahs, savannah woodland, and forest, occurring mainly in upland areas. There is no information on its adaptability to secondary habitats. Its breeding has not been described, but, like others members of its genus, it presumably requires permanent waterbodies, such as lakes, small rivers, ponds and swamps
It is a common species in much of its range.
It is widely distributed in an area of limited human impact, and so it is unlikely to be significantly threatened.
It occurs in a number of protected areas.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats and its presumed large population.
IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2013. Amnirana darlingi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T58195A89361289. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-2.RLTS.T58195A18406141.en .Downloaded on 21 January 2019