Bufo aspinius
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.
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 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.

Population Trend


Major Threats

This species is threatened by habitat destruction taking place within its range due to smallholder farming.

Conservation Actions

It is only known from a small nature reserve, called Tongbiguan.


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


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