This species is known only from Zhushihe Township, Mangla County, southern Yunnan Province, China, from 850-1,000m asl. It is likely to range more widely, in particular into neighbouring Lao People's Democratic Republic.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits high quality evergreen broadleaf forests, and breeds in hill streams.
This is a very rare species.
Forest destruction is ongoing in the area, and only a tiny area of forest remains within this species' known range.
Its range includes Xishuangbanna 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.
Fei Liang, Ye Changyuan 2004. Leptolalax ventripunctatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57577A11648456. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57577A11648456.en .Downloaded on 18 January 2019