Leptobrachella ventripunctata
family: Megophryidae

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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, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Viet Nam


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

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.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Forest destruction is ongoing in the area, and only a tiny area of forest remains within this species' known range.

Conservation Actions

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. .Downloaded on 18 January 2019


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