Liuixalus hainanus
family: Rhacophoridae
subfamily: Rhacophorinae
Species Description: Revalidation of 2004 description. Li et al. MPE 2009; Hertwig ST, Schweizer M, Das I, Haas A 2013 Diversification in a biodiversity hotspot - the evolution of southeast Asian rhacophorid frogs on Borneo (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae). Mol Phyl Evol 13 April 2013

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AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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 known only from the type locality, at 710m asl on Mount Diaoluo, in Lingshui County on Hainan Island, China.

Habitat and Ecology

It has been recorded from bushes and bamboo forests in mid-altitude forest, and might breed by direct development.


There is no information on its population status.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is very little information on direct threats to this species, but it is likely to be affected by habitat degradation and deforestation arising from smallholder farming and subsistence-level wood extraction.

Conservation Actions

Its only known locality is within Diaoluoshan Nature Reserve.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.


Xie Feng, Jiang Jianping 2006. Liuixalus hainanus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61880A12560384. .Downloaded on 19 February 2019


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