Leptobrachium liui
family: Megophryidae

© 2010 Dr. Peter Janzen (1 of 8)

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from Zhejiang, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Jiangxi and Hunan provinces in southern China, from 580-2,030m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits broadleaf forests, and breeds in streams. The tadpoles over-winter.


It is not a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Habitat destruction and degradation are major threats to this species, in particular logging, infrastructure development and dam construction.

Conservation Actions

Many protected areas in the region support this species. It is a protected species in Jiangxi and Fujian.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


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.


Gu Huiqing, Geng Baorong 2004. Leptobrachium liui. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57628A11666396. .Downloaded on 15 November 2018


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