Bufo aspinius
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 Yangbi, on the western side of Yunling Mountain, in Yunnan Province, China, from 1,800-2,400m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits mountain forests and cultivated fields, and breeds in streams where the larvae also develop.


It is not uncommon within its restricted range.

Population Trend


Major Threats

This species is threatened by habitat destruction taking place within its range due to smallholder farming.

Conservation Actions

It is only known from a small nature reserve, called Tongbiguan.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.


Yang Datong, Lu Shunqing 2004. Bufo aspinius. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54580A11153934. .Downloaded on 17 January 2019


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