Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China
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IUCN (Red List) status: Vulnerable (VU).
For Red List information on this species, see the IUCN species account.
From the IUCN Red List Species Account:
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.
The major threat to this species is habitat loss due mainly to smallholder farming activities.
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.
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 2012