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Amolops loloensis
family: Ranidae

© 2008 LI Cheng (1 of 2)

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is restricted to Zhaojue, Mianning, Hongya, Luding and Baoxing in southern Sichuan Province, China. It has been recorded from 1,840-3,700m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits small mountain streams in forests and grasslands, and also breeds in streams.

Population

It is known from ten locations. Several populations have been experiencing declines, with one poulation known to have declined by more than 50 per cent.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

The main threat to this species is continuing infrastructure development for human settlement. There is also significant water pollution from the mining industry.

Conservation Actions

Part of the species' range overlaps with Wawushan National Forest Park.

Citation

Fei Liang, Ye Changyuan 2004. Amolops loloensis. In: IUCN 2014

 

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