Poyntonophrynus dombensis
Dombe Toad
family: Bufonidae

© 1998 Miguel Vences and Frank Glaw (1 of 1)
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Angola, Namibia



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

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.

Population Trend


Major Threats

It appears not to be facing any threats.

Conservation Actions

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. .Downloaded on 18 February 2019


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