This species is known from 830-1,350m asl in Guangxi (Nanning, Dayaoshan and Huaping), Guangdong (Nanling) and Fujian (Chongan) Provinces in central China, as well as one record at 1,400m asl on Mount Tay Con Linh II, Cao Bo Commune, Vi Xuyen District, north-eastern Viet Nam (Bain and Truong 2004).
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits forests, and breeds in tree holes, bamboo stems, small pools and ponds.
There is no information available about the population status of this species.
The major threats to this species' habitat are agricultural development and logging.
Several protected areas are present within the range of this species.
Red List Status
Near Threatened (NT)
Listed as Near Threatened because its Extent of Occurrence is probably not much greater than 20,000 km2, and the extent and quality of its habitat are probably declining, thus making the species close to qualifying for Vulnerable.
Michael Wai Neng Lau, Geng Baorong, Yang Datong 2004. Theloderma rhododiscus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58894A11845721. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58894A11845721.en .Downloaded on 18 January 2019