This species is endemic to south-eastern Anhui and Zhejiang Provinces in central China, where it has been recorded from 100-700m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits open, low-gradient large streams and small rivers, and sometimes also occurs in still-water pools close to streams.
It is an uncommon species.
The major threats to this species are habitat destruction and degradation caused by infrastructure development and water pollution.
A number of protected areas are present within its range.
Michael Wai Neng Lau, Gu Huiqing 2004. Glandirana tientaiensis. In: IUCN 2014