Leptobrachium ailaonicum
family: Megophryidae

© 2017 Benjamin Tapley / ZSL (1 of 2)

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Near Threatened (NT)
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 restricted to Ailaoshan and Wuliangshan in central Yunnan Province, China, from 800-2,600m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits evergreen broadleaf forests and breeds in slow-flowing streams.


It is rare and difficult to find.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Its habitat is well protected, and it is not facing any known threats.

Conservation Actions

The entire known range of this species is within Ailaoshan and Wuliangshan National Nature Reserves.

Red List Status

Near Threatened (NT)


Listed as Near Threatened because, although its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 km2, it occurs in a habitat that is not under significant threat, and so it is probably not in decline.


Yang Datong, Lu Shunqing 2004. Leptobrachium ailaonicum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57624A11665512. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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