This species is known only from Zhushihe, in Mengla County in southern Yunnan Province, China, where it has been recorded from about 900m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits streamside shrublands.
It is a very rare species, and fewer than ten specimens are known.
The main threat to this species is habitat destruction, which is ongoing in the region as a result of agricultural development and subsistence collection of wood.
It occurs in the buffer zone of Xishuangbanna 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.
Lu Shunqing, Yang Datong 2004. Raorchestes menglaensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58872A11851331. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58872A11851331.en .Downloaded on 11 December 2018