Liurana xizangensis
family: Ceratobatrachidae
subfamily: Liuraninae

© 2013 Kai Wang (1 of 3)

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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 restricted to Yi'ong, in Bomi County in Xizang Autonomous Region, China, where it has been recorded at around 2,300m asl. It possibly ranges more widely, and its distributional limits are still unclear.

Habitat and Ecology

This species inhabits mixed forests, and lives under moss. It calls far from water in the breeding season, and probably breeds on land by direct development, like other species of the genus.


It has a small population size.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

Its only known locality is not with any protected area. Further surveys are needed to determine whether or not the species has a larger range than is currently known, and to gather further information regards its population status and habitat requirements.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

This species is sometimes placed in the genus Liurana (see Fei et al. 1999).


Fei Liang, Michael Wai Neng Lau 2004. Liurana xizangensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58323A11765972. .Downloaded on 20 January 2019


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