Bufotes zamdaensis
family: Bufonidae
Species Description: Fei, L., Ye, C.-Y., Huang, Y.Z. and Chen, X.-N. 1999. Taxonomic studies on Bufo viridis from west China (Amphibia: Anura). Zoological Research 20(4): 294-300.

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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 currently known only from Zadam (Tzada), in Xizang (Tibet), in western China at 2,900m asl (Fei et al., 1999). It is likely to occur more widely.

Habitat and Ecology

This species lives in high-elevation wetlands, such as ponds and marshes, and in surrounding meadows and grassland. It breeds in water by larval development.


There is no information on its abundance.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no information on threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It probably occurs in the Zhadatulin Nature Reserve. Research is needed to determine its population numbers, range, threats and conservation needs.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


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


Xie Feng 2008. Bufotes zamdaensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T135857A4212121.


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