This species is endemic to south-eastern Anhui and Zhejiang Provinces in central China, where it has been recorded from 100-700m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits open, low-gradient large streams and small rivers, and sometimes also occurs in still-water pools close to streams.
It is an uncommon species.
The major threats to this species are habitat destruction and degradation caused by infrastructure development and water pollution.
A number of protected areas are present within its range.
Red List Status
Near Threatened (NT)
Listed as Near Threatened because its Area of Occupancy is probably not much greater than 20,000 km2, and the extent and quality of its habitat is declining, thus making the species close to qualifying for Vulnerable.
Michael Wai Neng Lau, Gu Huiqing 2004. Glandirana tientaiensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58738A11835105. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58738A11835105.en .Downloaded on 21 January 2019