This species is known only from Dayaoshan and Dalaoshan in Guangxi Province, and from Medog in Xizang Autonomous Region, China, from 850-1,350m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits mid-altitude and montane moist forests, and breeds in pools by larval development.
It is rare in its known localities.
The main potential threats to this species are habitat destruction and degradation, in particular due to agricultural development.
Further taxonomic research is required to clarify whether or not this is a valid species. Its range includes Dayaoshan and Dalaoshan National Nature Reserves.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its taxonomic status, extent of occurrence and ecological requirements.
This species is sometimes confused with Theloderma asperum (M.W.N. Lau pers. comm.). It might not be a valid species.
Michael Wai Neng Lau, Zhao Ermi 2004. Theloderma albopunctatum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58812A11843277. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58812A11843277.en .Downloaded on 17 November 2018