This species is known from the areas of Jingdong and Gongshan in Yunnan Province, China and from a recent record from Puliebadze in Nagaland State, India. It is presumed that further field surveys will indicate that this species ranges more widely than is currently known. It has been collected up to 2,225m asl (Nagaland).
Habitat and Ecology
This is a terrestrial species of montane tropical forest. It is found close to streams in bushes and shrubs. Breeding is presumed to take place in the streams. It is not known how adaptable this species is to habitat change.
The population status of this species is unknown.
In China this species is threatened by clear cutting of forests. It is presumed that it is also threatened in India by habitat loss.
In China this species has been recorded from Ailaoshan, Lujiang, and Juheyinyongshuiyuan Nature Reserves.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
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