Kaloula rugifera
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Microhylinae

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 northeastern Sichuan and southernmost Gansu provinces, in southwestern China, from 500-1,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is found in hilly areas near villages. It has also been recorded from tree-holes. It breeds in rain-filled, temporary pools and ponds.


In the past it was a very common species, but it might not be as common now.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Infrastructure development is a major threat to this species.

Conservation Actions

The range of this species overlaps with several protected areas in the region.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


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


Fei Liang, Xie Feng 2004. Kaloula rugifera. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57857A11695055. .Downloaded on 20 January 2019


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