AMPHIBIAWEB
Limnonectes fujianensis
family: Dicroglossidae
subfamily: Dicroglossinae

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China

 

View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.

   

From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from central and southern China, including from Taiwan, Province of China, and Hong Kong. It has been recorded from 150-1,100m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits seepages, low-gradient streams, ditches, pools and marshes in forested areas. It can also be found in human-modified habitats such as roadside ditches in forested areas.

Population

In mainland China and Taiwan, Province of China, it is very common, but in Hong Kong, it is considered to be rare.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

Habitat destruction and degradation are major threats to this species, in particular agriculture and the construction of dams.

Conservation Actions

Many protected areas in the region support this species.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

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.

Taxonomic Notes

The taxonomy of this newly described species is not well studied.

Citation

Michael Wai Neng Lau, Zhao Ermi, Gu Huiqing, Geng Baorong, Lue Kuangyang, Chou Wenhao, Bosco Chan 2004. Limnonectes fujianensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58335A11768635. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58335A11768635.en .Downloaded on 13 November 2018

 

IUCN Terms of Use