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Glandirana tientaiensis
family: Ranidae

© 2016 Benjamin Tapley / ZSL (1 of 1)

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Near Threatened (NT)
CITES No CITES Listing
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 endemic to south-eastern Anhui and Zhejiang Provinces in central China, where it has been recorded from 100-700m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits open, low-gradient large streams and small rivers, and sometimes also occurs in still-water pools close to streams.

Population

It is an uncommon species.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

The major threats to this species are habitat destruction and degradation caused by infrastructure development and water pollution.

Conservation Actions

A number of protected areas are present within its range.

Red List Status

Near Threatened (NT)

Rationale

Listed as Near Threatened because its Area of Occupancy is probably not much greater than 20,000 km2, and the extent and quality of its habitat is declining, thus making the species close to qualifying for Vulnerable.

Citation

Michael Wai Neng Lau, Gu Huiqing 2004. Glandirana tientaiensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58738A11835105. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58738A11835105.en .Downloaded on 15 November 2018

 

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