Xenophrys huangshanensis
family: Megophryidae
Species Description: Fei, L. and Ye, C.Y. 2005. Two new species of Megophryidae from China. In: Fei et al. (ed.),The Key and Illustration of Chinese Amphibians, pp. 254-255. Sichuan Science and Technology Publishing House.

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality at 500-1,600m asl on Mount Huangshan, Anhui Province, China.

Habitat and Ecology

It is known from streams in forest, and is presumed to breed by larval development.


There is no information available on the population status of this species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Habitat loss and degradation due to smallholder farming is the main threat to this species.

Conservation Actions

Its sole known locality is within Huangshanziranhewenhuayichan Nature Reserve.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.


Fei Liang, Ye Changyuan 2006. Megophrys huangshanensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61841A12566365. .Downloaded on 10 December 2018


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