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Microhyla mixtura
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Microhylinae

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 known from Shaanxi, Sichuan, Guizhou, Hubei, Zhejang and Anhui Provinces in central China, from 100-1,700m asl. It probably occurs more widely than current records suggest, especially in areas between known sites.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits hilly areas in grassland and is found near streams. It breeds in paddy fields and pools.

Population

It is a common species.

Population Trend

stable

Major Threats

Habitat degradation from agricultural pesticides is a major threat to this species.

Conservation Actions

Its range overlaps with a few protected areas in the region.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of habitat modification (being largely dependent upon paddyfields), presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Citation

Fei Liang, Liang Gang 2004. Microhyla mixtura. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57885A11686647. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57885A11686647.en .Downloaded on 17 November 2018

 

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