Pelophylax hubeiensis
family: Ranidae

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is endemic to central China, and is found in Hubei, Hunan, Sichuan, Anhui and probably Jiangxi provinces. It has been recorded from 60-1,070m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits paddy fields, lotus ponds and other ponds filled by water plants.


It is a very common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Habitat destruction and degradation caused by infrastructure development and water pollution are threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

The range of this species overlaps with a number of protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Taxonomic Notes

The validity of this species is in doubt and the exact delineation of the range of this taxon and of Pelophylax plancyi is not clear.


Michael Wai Neng Lau, Zhao Ermi 2004. Pelophylax hubeiensis. In: IUCN 2014


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