Babina pleuraden
family: Ranidae

© 2013 Kai Wang (1 of 1)

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is endemic to southwestern China and occurs in southwestern Sichuan, western Guizhou and Yunnan provinces, from 1,150-2,300m asl. It can be expected to occur in neighbouring Myanmar, though there are not yet any records.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits paddy fields, ditches and ponds, and also breeds in these habitats.


It is a common species, although there has been a population decline recently.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Habitat destruction and degradation caused by urbanization and water pollution are major threats to this species. It is also eaten locally by people.

Conservation Actions

The range of this species overlaps with a number of protected areas in the region.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Yang Datong, Lu Shunqing 2004. Babina pleuraden. In: IUCN 2014


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