This species is endemic to central and southern China and is known from Guizhou, Anhui, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Hubei, Hunan, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Taiwan and Hong Kong. It has been recorded from 30-1,500m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits forests, and breeds in pools, marshes, paddy fields, ditches, ponds and slow-flowing streams.
It is a very common species.
Habitat destruction and degradation, in particular logging, is a possible threat to this species.
Many protected areas support this species.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
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.
Michael Wai Neng Lau, Geng Baorong, Lue Kuangyang, Chou Wenhao 2004. Hylarana latouchii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58640A11817995. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58640A11817995.en .Downloaded on 17 January 2019