This species is found in Gansu, Sichuan, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Gaungxi and Guangdong Provinces in central China. It has been recorded from 390-1,650m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This frog inhabits fast-flowing hill streams and creeks surrounded by lush vegetation (normally forests but sometimes cultivated fields). It breeds in the same habitats.
It is a very common species.
There are no major threats to this wide-ranging species at present.
A number of protected areas are present within the range of this species.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, 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, Zhao Ermi 2004. Odorrana margaretae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58660A11806135. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58660A11806135.en .Downloaded on 14 November 2018