Scutiger glandulatus
Chest Gland Cat-eyed Toad
family: Megophryidae

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 known from western Sichuan and northwestern Yunnan (Zhongdian) provinces in China, from 2,200-4,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits small forest streams and spring-fed streams in alpine meadows. It breeds in streams.


The population is presumed to be large considering its wide distribution.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Habitat destruction and degradation are potential threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

A few small-protected areas are present within the range of this species such as Gonggashan and Daochengyading National Nature Reserves.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


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


Li Cheng, Xie Feng 2004. Scutiger glandulatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57610A11662618. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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