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Atympanophrys shapingensis
family: Megophryidae

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is endemic to western Sichuan province, China, from 2,000-3,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits hill streams in thick forests and shrublands, and breeds in slow-flowing streams.

Population

It is a rare species, with a small population.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

Habitat destruction and degradation are possible threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

Some of the localities of this species are within protected areas, including Wolong, Luojishan, Fengtongzai, Meigudafengding and Labahe National Nature Reserves.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Citation

Wu Guanfu, Xie Feng 2004. Megophrys shapingensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57653A11670246. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57653A11670246.en .Downloaded on 18 December 2018

 

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