This species is known only from the Nile Delta in Egypt, extending as far south as Luxor. It is found between sea level and 150 m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is an adaptable species, living in cropland, including rice fields, swampy areas, floating vegetation and presumably breeding by larval development in waterbodies. It has been recorded in the middle of Cairo (S. Baha El Din pers. comm.).
It is apparently an abundant species.
It is an adaptable species that is unlikely to be facing any significant threats. There is some habitat loss and pollution within its range.
It is found in three protected areas in Egypt (Qarum, Lake Burullus and Nile Islands).
This species was formerly confused with Amietophrynus vittatus.
Mills Tandy, Sherif Baha El Din 2004. Amietophrynus kassasii. In: IUCN 2014