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Scutiger tuberculatus
Round-tubercled Cat-eyed Toad
family: Megophryidae

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is only known from Yuexi, Mianning, and Xichang in southern Sichuan Province, China, from 2,600-3,750m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits small- to medium-sized streams and the surrounding riparian forest. It sometimes also occurs in marshes and at the marshy edges of lakes. Breeding takes place in streams.

Population

There is no information on the currrent population status of this species.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

The major threat to this species is habitat destruction and degradation caused by logging in the Yuexi area.

Conservation Actions

It is recorded from the Luojishan, and Panzhihua-Sutielin Nature Reserves.

Red List Status

Vulnerable (VU)

Rationale

Listed as Vulnerable because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000km2, it is known from fewer than ten locations, and there has been decline in the extent and quality of its habitat.

Citation

Fei Liang, Xie Feng 2004. Scutiger tuberculatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57623A11665328. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57623A11665328.en .Downloaded on 19 November 2018

 

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