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Rhacophorus chenfui
family: Rhacophoridae
subfamily: Rhacophorinae

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AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
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 endemic to central China and is known from Sichuan, Hunan, Hubei, Guizhou, Jiangxi and Fujian Provinces. It probably occurs more widely than current records suggest, especially in areas between known sites. It has been recorded from 700-1,300m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits creeks, ponds, paddy fields and the surrounding habitats (such as shrublands and forests) in hilly areas. It breeds in still water habitats such as ponds, pools and paddy fields.

Population

It is a very common species.

Population Trend

stable

Major Threats

Infrastructure development for tourism and agricultural pollution are major threats to the species.

Conservation Actions

A number of protected areas are present within the range of this species.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Citation

Xie Feng, Liang Gang 2004. Rhacophorus chenfui. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58941A11859824. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58941A11859824.en .Downloaded on 14 November 2018

 

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