This species is known from the Provinces of Guizhou, Jiangxi, Hunan, Guangdong, Guangxi and Hong Kong in China. It has been recorded from 600-1,525m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits hill streams and the surrounding forests, and breeds in streams.
It is a common species, but is in serious decline because of habitat loss.
Habitat destruction and degradation caused by deforestation (clear-cutting), infrastructure development and dam construction are major threats to this species.
The range of this species includes quite a few protected areas.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Fei Liang, Li Cheng 2004. Odorrana versabilis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58745A11836040. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58745A11836040.en .Downloaded on 19 January 2019