Amolops loloensis
family: Ranidae

© 2008 LI Cheng (1 of 2)

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
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 restricted to Zhaojue, Mianning, Hongya, Luding and Baoxing in southern Sichuan Province, China. It has been recorded from 1,840-3,700m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits small mountain streams in forests and grasslands, and also breeds in streams.


It is known from ten locations. Several populations have been experiencing declines, with one poulation known to have declined by more than 50 per cent.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The main threat to this species is continuing infrastructure development for human settlement. There is also significant water pollution from the mining industry.

Conservation Actions

Part of the species' range overlaps with Wawushan National Forest Park.

Red List Status

Vulnerable (VU)


Listed as Vulnerable because of an observed population decline, estimated to be more than 30% over the last ten years, probably due to habitat destruction and degradation.


Fei Liang, Ye Changyuan 2004. Amolops loloensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58218A11750599. .Downloaded on 19 February 2019


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