This species is known only from Jiulong County in southern Sichuan Province, China, from 3,120-3,750m asl. It might occur more widely.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits seepages, marshy pools and the surrounding areas in high mountains, and breeds in streams.
It is found in only one location, where the population is currently stable, although very small.
There is no information on threats to this species.
This species' only known location is within Gonggashan National Nature Reserve.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Fei Liang, Li Pipeng 2004. Scutiger jiulongensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57612A11663009. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57612A11663009.en .Downloaded on 23 January 2019