This species is only known from Paiyangshan, Ningming County, in Guangxi Province, China, at around 470m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits low-gradient streams and surrounding habitats. It probably breeds in streams.
It is known from only a handful of localities.
The major threat to this species is habitat loss and degradation due to agriculture.
The range of this species does not include any protected areas, and habitat protection for this species is urgently needed.
Red List Status
Listed as Endangered, in view of its extent of occurrence of less than 5,000 km2 and area of occupancy of less than 500 km2, with all individuals in fewer than ten locations, and a continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat.
Yuan Zhigang, Zhao Ermi, Lu Shunqing 2004. Paramesotriton guangxiensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59459A11945437. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T59459A11945437.en