Amolops tuberodepressus
family: Ranidae
Species Description: Revalidation of taxon named by Liu and Yang, 2000, by Lu B, Bi K, Fu J 2014 A phylogenetic evalution of the Amolops mantzorum species group: cryptic species ad plateau uplift. Mol Phylog Evol

© 2014 Kai Wang (1 of 1)

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 two mountains, Wuliang and Ailao, in Jingdong County, Yunnan Province, China. It has been recorded from 1,000-2,400m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits montane streams in sub-tropical, evergreen, broad-leaved forests, both during the breeding and non-breeding season.


It is a very rare species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known current threats to this species. However, its restricted range makes it more susceptible to stochastic threatening processes.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in the Ailaoshan and Wuliangshan National Nature Reserves. There is a need for close population monitoring of this species given its very limited range.

Red List Status

Vulnerable (VU)


Listed as Vulnerable because its area of occupancy is less than 20 km2.


Yang Datong, Lu Shunqing 2004. Amolops tuberodepressus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58228A11753413. .Downloaded on 21 January 2019


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