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Xenophrys wushanensis
family: Megophryidae

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES No CITES Listing
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 endemic to Sichuan, Gansu, Shaanxi and Hubei provinces in central China, and occurs above 1,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits small hill streams and the surrounding riparian habitats. It probably breeds in streams like other species of the genus.

Population

It is a rare species.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

Habitat destruction and degradation are major threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

The range of the species includes Shenglongjia National Nature Reserve.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

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.

Citation

Fei Liang, Ye Changyuan 2004. Megophrys wushanensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57658A11659904. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57658A11659904.en .Downloaded on 15 November 2018

 

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