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Oreolalax omeimontis
Omei Toothed Toad
family: Megophryidae

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Endangered (EN)
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status IUCN: Endangered
National Status Endangered
Regional Status None

   

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known only from two locations in Emei and Hongya Counties in central Sichuan Province, China, at 1,050-1,800m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits forests, breeding in streams where the larvae also develop.

Population

It is relatively abundant at both locations.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

The major threat is habitat loss and degradation due primarily to smallholder farming activities; disturbance from tourists is an increasing threat.

Conservation Actions

The range of this species partly overlaps two protected areas, namely Emeishan Natural Heritage Reserve and Wawushan National Forest Park.

Red List Status

Endangered (EN)

Rationale

Listed as Endangered because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 5,000 km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat in Sichuan Province, China.

Citation

Xie Feng, Wu Guanfu 2004. Oreolalax omeimontis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57596A11653479. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57596A11653479.en .Downloaded on 19 February 2019

 

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