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Bufo ailaoanus
family: Bufonidae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
See IUCN account.
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is only known from Shuangbai County in Yunnan Province, China, from 2,550-2,600m asl. It might occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits bamboo forests and presumably breeds in the streams in bamboo forests and broadleaf forests.

Population

Only one specimen has ever been collected, and this species is considered to be very rare and hard to find.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

There are no known threats.

Conservation Actions

Its known range is within Ailaoshan National Nature Reserve.

Taxonomic Notes

This species perhaps belongs in the genus Torrentophryne (Yang Datong pers. comm.).

Citation

Yang Datong, Lu Shunqing 2004. Bufo ailaoanus. In: IUCN 2014

 

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