This species is known from Wuliangshan in Jingdong County, central Yunnan Province, China, from 2,000-2,400m asl. It has also recently been recorded from Puliebadze and Noklak, in Nagaland, India. It is also likely to occur in Myanmar, although there are no records from there yet.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits evergreen broadleaf forests, and breeds in small hill streams.
It is a rare species.
This species is potentially threatened by forest loss that is taking place outside the protected area in which it occurs (i.e. in the buffer zone).
Part of its range is within Wuliangshan National Nature Reserve.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Yang Datong, Lu Shunqing 2004. Megophrys wuliangshanensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57657A11659443. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57657A11659443.en .Downloaded on 17 December 2018