This species is known from Menglian County in southern Yunnan Province, China, and will probably be found to occur more widely (Yang Datong pers. comm.), including in Myanmar. It has been recorded from 300-1,000m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits fields near forest, and small ponds, and breeds in ponds and flooded paddy fields.
It is common in its only known locality.
Pollution is possibly a threat to this species.
It might occur inside Long Shan Nature Reserve.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Yang Datong, Lu Shunqing 2004. Kalophrynus menglienicus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57839A11692270. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57839A11692270.en .Downloaded on 21 February 2019