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.
There is a large population of this species in China. There is no population information available for Viet Nam.
Habitat destruction and degradation are major threats to this species in China. In Viet Nam there is no available information on potential threats.
The range of this species overlaps with a number of protected areas.
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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