Rana shuchinae

Subgenus: Liuhurana
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 found in Zhaojue County in southwestern Sichuan province, and Gongshan, Zhongdian and Deqin counties in northwestern Yunnan province, China. Within this range it has a very small area of occupancy. However, it probably occurs more widely than current records suggest, especially in areas between known sites, and it can also be expected from northern Myanmar. It has been recorded from 2,760-3,800m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits pools, marshes, slow-flowing streams and the surrounding alpine grasslands and shrublands. It breeds in water.


It is a very common species in some places, but uncommon in others.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats at present.

Conservation Actions

The species' range is within the Gaoligongshan and Baimaxueshan National Nature Reserves.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its probable wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.


Yang Datong, Lu Shunqing 2004. Rana shuchinae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58716A11829551. .Downloaded on 21 January 2019


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