AMPHIBIAWEB
Sclerophrys lemairii
Lemaire's Toad
family: Bufonidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Angola, Botswana, Congo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the, Zambia

 

View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.

   

From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species ranges from Djambala in southern Congo, south through southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo and eastern Angola, though northern and western Zambia and the Caprivi Strip of Namibia, south to the Okavango Delta in northern Botswana.

Habitat and Ecology

It is tightly associated with permanent water, in particular swamps and flood plains bordering swamps. It presumably breeds in swamps and flooded grassland.

Population

There is little information on this species, but apparently they congregate in very large numbers to breed.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

It occurs in a habitat that is not significantly threatened at present, but could become so in future as a result of agriculture, overgrazing by livestock, and human settlement.

Conservation Actions

It is likely to occur in a number of protected areas.

Citation

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2013. Amietophrynus lemairii. In: IUCN 2014

 

IUCN Terms of Use