Ingerophrynus galeatus
family: Bufonidae

© 2012 Dr. Peter Janzen (1 of 7)

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Cambodia, China, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Viet Nam


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from Diouluoshan and Jianfengliang in Hainan, China and from the Annamite mountains of northern Viet Nam and Lao People's Democratic Republic, south to Cambodia (Nguyen and Ho 1996, Inger et al. 1999, Stuart 1999). In China it has been recorded between 250-1,300 m asl, while in Lao People's Democratic Republic it is known from 500-600 m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits evergreen and evergreen-mixed deciduous forest. Animals are often found in or near streams (Inger et al. 1999; Stuart 1999, 2005), including temporary streams. It presumably breeds in streams by larval development. It has not been found in open areas outside forest.


It is listed as 'Rare' in the 1992 Viet Nam Red Data Book (Tran et al. 1992). It is regularly collected but the actual population status is relatively unknown.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Habitat degradation due to agricultural development, logging and infrastructure development are the main threats facing this species.

Conservation Actions

This species occurs in several protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Annemarie Ohler, Nguyen Quang Truong, Michael Wai Neng Lau & Shi Haitao 2009. Ingerophrynus galeatus. In: IUCN 2014


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