This species occurs in southwestern Angola and northwestern Namibia from sea level up to 1,500 m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is a species of arid areas, living in grassland where there are rock outcrops. It breeds in small, temporary steams and presumably in the pools that form in these places.
It is very common in suitable habitat.
It appears not to be facing any threats.
It occurs in a number of protected areas, such as Etosha National Park and the Skeleton Coast National Park.
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. Poyntonophrynus dombensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T54632A18378193. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-2.RLTS.T54632A18378193.en