Amolops jinjiangensis
family: Ranidae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
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 only known from Deqing and Zhongdian in north-western Yunnan Province, and Daliangshan in Sichuan Province, China, from 1,020-2,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits hill streams inside forest, and breeds in streams.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threat to this species is habitat loss due mainly to smallholder farming activities.

Conservation Actions

Part of the range of this species falls within the Baimaxueshan National Nature Reserve, which forms part of the Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas World Heritage Site.

Taxonomic Notes

Zhao and Adler (1993) considered this species to be synonymous with Amolops liangshanensis but Liu and Yang (1995) provided evidence to show that both species are valid.


Yang Datong, Wu Guanfu 2004. Amolops jinjiangensis. In: IUCN 2014


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