This species is known only from Medog, in south-eastern Xizang Autonomous Region, China, where it has been recorded from 1,000-1,100m asl. It is likely to occur more widely, perhaps ranging into neighbouring India.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits forested streams, and sometimes also occurs at the edges of pools and ponds. It breeds in streams and the eggs are laid in water under stones.
It is a very rare species.
There are currently no known threats to this species.
Its type locality is probably within Motuo National Nature Reserve.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Fei Liang, Michael Wai Neng Lau 2004. Nanorana medogensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58431A11780416. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58431A11780416.en .Downloaded on 18 November 2018