Xenophrys caudoprocta
family: Megophryidae

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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 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.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions

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. .Downloaded on 19 November 2018


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