This species is known only from the type locality, Tianping Mountain, Sangzhi, in northern Hunan Province, China, at 1,600m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This species probably inhabits hill streams and the surrounding forests, like most other members of the genus. It presumably breeds in streams by larval development.
Only one specimen has ever been collected, so its population status is unknown.
The threats to this species are not known.
Its range probably overlaps with Badagongshan Nature Reserve.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements as it is known only from one specimen.
Fei Liang, Wu Guanfu 2004. Megophrys caudoprocta. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57634A11667510. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57634A11667510.en .Downloaded on 19 November 2018