Ptychadena ingeri
family: Ptychadenidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Congo, the Democratic Republic of the, South Sudan


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from Garamba National Park, Ulele, in north-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. It presumably occurs more widely, and is likely to be present in southern Sudan.

Habitat and Ecology

This is a species of open and wooded humid savannah. It is associated with marshes and temporary and permanent waterbodies, and is also found along the sides of streams. Its breeding habits are unknown, but breeding presumably takes place in water.


It is apparently common in Garamba National Park, although there have been no records since its discovery in 1959, presumably due to a lack of herpetological work within its range.

Population Trend


Major Threats

It occurs in a region of low human impact, and so it is unlikely to be facing any major threats.

Conservation Actions

Garamba National Park is the only protected area from which it is currently known. Research is needed into the distribution and population status of 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.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was previously confused with Ptychadena tournieri (Perret 1991).


IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2014. Ptychadena ingeri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T58505A18400092. .Downloaded on 22 January 2019


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