This species is known only from Mount Tianping, in Sangzhi County, Hunan Province, and from Dadongshan in Guangdong Province, China, at around 1,350m asl. It might occur more widely.
Habitat and Ecology
It is found in hilly forest areas, where it inhabits and breeds in streams.
This might be a very rare species.
There is no information on threats to this species.
Its two localities are probably within protected areas, one of which is Badagongshang National Nature Reserve.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Michael Wai Neng Lau, Zhao Ermi 2004. Pseudorana sangzhiensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58710A11827690. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58710A11827690.en .Downloaded on 21 January 2019