This species is only known from north-eastern Guangxi Province (Zhongshan, Fuchuan and Gongchen Counties) in China, from 400-1,200m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits low-gradient streams in broadleaf forests. Breeding and larval development take place in streams.
It is a rare species.
The major threats to this species include habitat loss due to subsistence wood collection, and over-harvesting for the pet trade.
A few protected areas are present within the range of this species. Some European herpetologists have successfully bred the species in captivity.
Zhao Ermi, Yuan Zhigang 2004. Paramesotriton fuzhongensis. In: IUCN 2014