This species is known only from the type locality at 500-1,600m asl on Mount Huangshan, Anhui Province, China.
Habitat and Ecology
It is known from streams in forest, and is presumed to breed by larval development.
There is no information available on the population status of this species.
Habitat loss and degradation due to smallholder farming is the main threat to this species.
Its sole known locality is within Huangshanziranhewenhuayichan Nature Reserve.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
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.
Fei Liang, Ye Changyuan 2006. Megophrys huangshanensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61841A12566365. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2006.RLTS.T61841A12566365.en .Downloaded on 14 November 2018