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Odorrana kuangwuensis
family: Ranidae

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Endangered (EN)
CITES
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 Nanjiang County in Sichuan Province, China, where it has been recorded around 1,650m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits large streams in hill forests, and presumably breeds in streams.

Population

It is only known from a single location and has only a small population.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

The restricted range of this species makes it especially vulnerable to threatening processes, such as ongoing habitat loss.

Conservation Actions

The range of this species includes Guangwushan Nature Reserve, a small nature reserve in Nanjiang County.

Red List Status

Endangered (EN)

Rationale

Listed as Endangered because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 5,000 km2, all individuals are in fewer than five locations, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat in Sichuan Province, China

Citation

Wu Guanfu, Li Cheng 2004. Odorrana kuangwuensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58634A11816665. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58634A11816665.en .Downloaded on 19 December 2018

 

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