Leptobrachella alpina
family: Megophryidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Endangered (EN)
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 restricted to Jingdong County in central Yunnan Province, China, at around 2,400m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits broadleaf forests, and breeds in streams.


It is a very rare species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threat is habitat loss and degradation, primarily due to small-scale subsistence wood extraction.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in Wuliangshan National Nature Reserve, although there is a need for improved management outside the core area.

Red List Status

Endangered (EN)


Listed as Endangered because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 5,000 km2 and its Area of Occupancy is probably less than 500km2, with all individuals in fewer than five locations, and the extent of its habitat in Yunnan is probably declining.


Yang Datong, Wu Guanfu 2004. Leptolalax alpinus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57561A11658190. .Downloaded on 15 February 2019


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