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.
There is no information on threats to this species.
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. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T135857A4212121.en