This species is known from Shaanxi, Sichuan, Guizhou, Hubei, Zhejang and Anhui Provinces in central China, from 100-1,700m asl. It probably occurs more widely than current records suggest, especially in areas between known sites.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits hilly areas in grassland and is found near streams. It breeds in paddy fields and pools.
It is a common species.
Habitat degradation from agricultural pesticides is a major threat to this species.
Its range overlaps with a few protected areas in the region.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of habitat modification (being largely dependent upon paddyfields), presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Fei Liang, Liang Gang 2004. Microhyla mixtura. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57885A11686647. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57885A11686647.en .Downloaded on 23 January 2019