This species is only known from Yangbi, on the western side of Yunling Mountain, in Yunnan Province, China, from 1,800-2,400m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits mountain forests and cultivated fields, and breeds in streams where the larvae also develop.
It is not uncommon within its restricted range.
This species is threatened by habitat destruction taking place within its range due to smallholder farming.
It is only known from a small nature reserve, called Tongbiguan.
Yang Datong, Lu Shunqing 2004. Bufo aspinius. In: IUCN 2014