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Xenophrys kuatunensis
family: Megophryidae

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES No CITES Listing
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 from Zhejiang, Hunan, Fujian, Jiangxi and Guangxi Provinces in central China. Animals tentatively referred to this species were reported from Fan Si Pan, northern Viet Nam, by Orlov et al., 2000. It probably occurs more widely than current records suggest, especially in areas between known sites. It has been recorded from 480-1,900m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species inhabits forests and hill streams.

Population

There is a large population of this species in China. There is no population information available for Viet Nam.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

Habitat destruction and degradation are major threats to this species in China. In Viet Nam there is no available information on potential threats.

Conservation Actions

The range of this species overlaps with a number of protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

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.

Citation

Gu Huiqing, Geng Baorong, Peter Paul van Dijk, Annemarie Ohler 2004. Megophrys kuatunensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57641A11668487. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57641A11668487.en .Downloaded on 14 December 2018

 

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