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.
Habitat destruction and degradation are potential threats to this species.
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. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57610A11662618.en .Downloaded on 21 November 2018