This species is found in Gansu, Sichuan, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Gaungxi and Guangdong Provinces in central China. It has been recorded from 390-1,650m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This frog inhabits fast-flowing hill streams and creeks surrounded by lush vegetation (normally forests but sometimes cultivated fields). It breeds in the same habitats.
It is a very common species.
There are no major threats to this wide-ranging species at present.
A number of protected areas are present within the range of this species.
Michael Wai Neng Lau, Zhao Ermi 2004. Odorrana margaretae. In: IUCN 2014