Bufo minshanicus
family: Bufonidae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China

View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
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 endemic to Ningxia, Gansu, Qinghai and Sichuan provinces in China, and occurs from 1,700-3,700m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits streams, alpine marshes and grasslands. It breeds in streams, ponds and pools where the larvae also develop.


It is a very common species in mountainous areas.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Habitat destruction and degradation are major threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

Several protected areas fall within the species' range.


Fei Liang, Ye Changyuan 2004. Bufo minshanicus. In: IUCN 2014


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