This species is restricted to Dayaoshan, Jinxiu County, in Guangxi Province, China. It has been recorded from 800-1,500m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is an inhabitant of forest habitats. Its breeding habits are unknown, though it presumably breeds in water by larval development.
There is no information on the current population status of this species.
The major threat is habitat loss, especially for wood extraction and farming.
The only known location is within Dayaoshan Nature Reserve. Survey work is needed to determine the current population status of this species.
Red List Status
Listed as Endangered because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 5,000 km2, all individuals are in fewer than five locations, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat in Guangxi Province, China.
Michael Wai Neng Lau, Chou Wenhao 2004. Rhacophorus yaoshanensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58966A11852700. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58966A11852700.en .Downloaded on 19 November 2018