Hyperolius pyrrhodictyon
Status: Least Concern
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hyperoliidae
Genus: Hyperolius
Threat: harmless
Venom/Toxin: none
Description: It is a tiny reed frog.

General Information

The kafue reed frog is a tiny frog that is endemic to Zambia and occurs in the Kafue National park.

Ecology and Behaviour

It is a very adaptable species that is not facing any significant threats.

Diet

Reproduction

It spreads rapidly into recently created waterbodies. It breeds in a wide variety of aquatic habitats, ranging from very small to very large ponds, usually using temporary, but often also in permanent, waterbodies. The eggs are deposited directly into the water.

Conservation

It is categorized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as, " Least Concern "
Trend: decreasing

Distribution and Habitat

It occurs in the Kafue National Park. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, moist savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, rivers, swamps, freshwater lakes, intermittent freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, arable land, pastureland, urban areas, heavily degraded former forest, water storage areas, ponds, open excavations, irrigated land, seasonally flooded agricultural land, and canals and ditches

Interaction with humans

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