Nanorana taihangnica
family: Dicroglossidae
subfamily: Dicroglossinae
Species Description: Chen, X.-H., Qu, W.-Y. and Jiang, J.-P. 2002. A new species of the subgenus Paa (Feirana) from China. Herpetologica Sinica: 230.

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 recently described species is known only from the type locality on Taihang Mountain, near Jiyuan city, in Henan Province, central China, where it has been recorded from 728-1,230m asl. The limits of its distribution are not yet known.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits streams, in which it probably breeds, and the surrounding hill forest.


There is only one known population and it seems to be a rare species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Threats to this newly described species are not yet known.

Conservation Actions

It is not known if the species occurs in any protected areas. The type locality is not within a protected area.

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, threats and ecological requirements.


Xie Feng 2004. Nanorana taihangnica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58441A11781625. .Downloaded on 19 February 2019


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