This species is restricted to Zhaojue, Mianning, Hongya, Luding and Baoxing in southern Sichuan Province, China. It has been recorded from 1,840-3,700m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits small mountain streams in forests and grasslands, and also breeds in streams.
It is known from ten locations. Several populations have been experiencing declines, with one poulation known to have declined by more than 50 per cent.
The main threat to this species is continuing infrastructure development for human settlement. There is also significant water pollution from the mining industry.
Part of the species' range overlaps with Wawushan National Forest Park.
Red List Status
Listed as Vulnerable because of an observed population decline, estimated to be more than 30% over the last ten years, probably due to habitat destruction and degradation.
Fei Liang, Ye Changyuan 2004. Amolops loloensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58218A11750599. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58218A11750599.en .Downloaded on 14 November 2018