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.
It is a rare species.
Habitat destruction and degradation are major threats to this species.
The range of the species includes Shenglongjia National Nature Reserve.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
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.
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