This species is known only from Haute Lubitshako, in Fizi District in southern Kivu Province, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, at 1,900-2,000 m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is presumed to be a forest species, breeding in water, but its specific habitat requirements are not known.
There is no information on the population status of this species, and there have been no subsequent records of it since its discovery, presumably due to a lack of herpetological work within its range.
There is no direct information on threats to this species.
It is not known from any protected areas. Research is needed on the distribution and population status, ecology, use and trade, and threats to this species.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2014. Phrynobatrachus dalcqi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T58105A13323739. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-1.RLTS.T58105A13323739.en .Downloaded on 21 January 2019