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Xenophrys daweimontis
family: Megophryidae

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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 known only from Daweishan in Pingbian and Hekou Counties, in southern Yunnan Province, China, at around 1,900m asl, although it might occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits hilly areas and is probably a forest inhabitant that breeds in streams, like most other members of the genus.

Population

This is a rare species.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

It could be threatened in the future by tourism, if this is not carefully managed.

Conservation Actions

It occurs within Daweishan National Nature Reserve.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Citation

Yang Datong, Lu Shunqing 2004. Megophrys daweimontis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57635A11667602. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57635A11667602.en .Downloaded on 19 November 2018

 

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