Xenophrys shuichengensis
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


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality, Fenghuang Village, in Shuicheng County in western Guizhou Province, China, from 1,800-1,870m asl. It is likely to occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits low-gradient streams, in which it breeds, and the surrounding subtropical evergreen broadleaf forests.


It is known only from a singe location. There is no information known regarding the size of the population.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

The one known occurrence of this species is not within a protected area.

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 2004. Megophrys shuichengensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57654A11670355. .Downloaded on 12 December 2018


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