Ptychadena bunoderma
Rough ridged frog
family: Ptychadenidae
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, Zambia


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species ranges from western Angola to northwestern Zambia. It is presumed to occur in adjacent southwestern Democratic Republic of Congo, and this area is included in the species' distribution on the map, however there do not appear to be any records from this country.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a species of humid savannah where it is associated with flooded grassland, in which it presumably breeds. Its adaptability to altered habitats is not known.


There is no information on the population status of this species; this species is very poorly known.

Population Trend


Major Threats

It is widely distributed in a region of low human impact, and so it is unlikely to be significantly threatened.

Conservation Actions

It has not been recorded from any protected areas, but it is presumably present in some.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution and its presumed large population.


IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2013. Ptychadena bunoderma. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T58495A18399404. .Downloaded on 17 January 2019


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