Nanorana ventripunctata
family: Dicroglossidae
subfamily: Dicroglossinae

© 2013 Kai Wang (1 of 3)

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is endemic to northwestern Yunnan province in China, from 3,120-4,100m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits lakes, pools and ponds in alpine areas, occurring near streams and rivers in open, high-elevation habitats. It breeds in still-water pools and ponds.


It is not an uncommon species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

A few protected areas are present within the range of this species, including the Baimaxueshan National Nature Reserve.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


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


Lu Shunqing, Yang Datong 2004. Nanorana ventripunctata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58394A11767025. .Downloaded on 21 January 2019


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