This species is known from southern Hunan and northern Gaungdong Provinces in China, from 380 to over 1,000m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits forests and streams (in which it breeds).
It is a very rare species.
The major threats to this species are habitat destruction and degradation, arising from smallholder agriculture and dam construction.
It is recorded from at least one protected area, Mangshan National Nature Reserve.
Red List Status
Near Threatened (NT)
Listed as Near Threatened because its Extent of Occurrence is probably not much greater than 20,000km2, and the extent and quality of its habitat is probably declining, thus making the species close to qualifying for Vulnerable.
Michael Wai Neng Lau, Bosco Chan 2004. Megophrys mangshanensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57644A11668918. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57644A11668918.en .Downloaded on 12 December 2018