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.
In mainland China and Taiwan, Province of China, it is very common, but in Hong Kong, it is considered to be rare.
Habitat destruction and degradation are major threats to this species, in particular agriculture and the construction of dams.
Many protected areas in the region support 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.
The taxonomy of this newly described species is not well studied.
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