Bufo ailaoanus
family: Bufonidae

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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 only known from Shuangbai County in Yunnan Province, China, from 2,550-2,600m asl. It might occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits bamboo forests and presumably breeds in the streams in bamboo forests and broadleaf forests.


Only one specimen has ever been collected, and this species is considered to be very rare and hard to find.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats.

Conservation Actions

Its known range is within Ailaoshan National Nature Reserve.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

This species perhaps belongs in the genus Torrentophryne (Yang Datong pers. comm.).


Yang Datong, Lu Shunqing 2004. Bufo ailaoanus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54566A11152659. .Downloaded on 19 February 2019


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