Liuixalus ocellatus
family: Rhacophoridae
subfamily: Rhacophorinae

© 2007 Wang Lijun (1 of 3)

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Endangered (EN)
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 endemic to the hilly areas in southern Hainan Province, China, where it has been recorded from 320-1,080m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits rainforests and bamboo forests, and breeds in rain-filled bamboo stems by larval development. It has not been recorded outside forest.


It is known from less than 10 locations.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threat is habitat loss due to infrastructure development for tourism and logging.

Conservation Actions

It is known to be present in several protected areas across the region.

Red List Status

Endangered (EN)


Listed as Endangered because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 5,000km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat on Hainan, China.


Michael Wai Neng Lau, Shi Haitao 2004. Liuixalus ocellatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58880A11842319. .Downloaded on 21 January 2019


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