IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

Distribution

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Range Description

This species appears to occur in three separate populations: from eastern Côte d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso eastward across Sudan-Guinea zone to northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan westwards to Dahomey, the Mozambique plain and its fringes northwards from Lake St Lucia in Zululand, Malawi and Zambia lowlands, Okavango area, Tanganyika, Zanzibar and Kenya; from the Kenyan coast, south to northeastern South Africa, Swaziland, northern Botswana, northeastern Namibia, and southeastern Angola; and from the Ennedi in northeastern Chad (Poynton 1964). It seems likely that many records from the inland parts of Tanzania currently assigned to this species should in fact be referred to Xenopus borealis, and the distribution maps probably records this species as occurring much too widely in this country. It is mainly a lowland species, but probably occurs up to at least 2,000 m asl.

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