Xenophrys pachyproctus
family: Megophryidae

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China, Viet Nam


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species was originally known only from Medog, Xizang Autonomous Region, China, at around 1,530m asl. It presumably occurs more widely, and can be expected to occur in north-eastern India. Animals tentatively referred to this species were reported from Fan Si Pan Mountain, Lao Cai Province, northern Viet Nam, at 1,400-1,900m asl, by Orlov et al. (2000), but their range has not been mapped as part of this assessment, pending confirmation of their identity.

Habitat and Ecology

This species inhabits forests and breeds in streams.


This is considered a rare species in China. There is no population status information available from Viet Nam.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

The one location in Viet Nam from which it has been tentatively recorded is within Hoang Lien Son National Park. The other location in China is within Motuo National Nature Reserve.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.


Fei Liang, Michael Wai Neng Lau, Annemarie Ohler, Peter Paul van Dijk 2004. Megophrys pachyproctus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57649A11669486. .Downloaded on 21 November 2018


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