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Rana omeimontis

Subgenus: Rana
family: Ranidae

© 2010 Dr. Peter Janzen (1 of 1)

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

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is endemic to central China (southern Gansu, Sichuan, Guizhou, western Hunan and southwestern Hubei Provinces). It occurs from 520-2,100m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits hill forests and grass clumps in forests. It breeds in late summer in ponds, pools, winter flooded fields and backwaters in small streams. Tadpoles over-winter.

Population

It is a common species.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

Habitat destruction and degradation are major threats to this species, in particular dam construction and water pollution.

Conservation Actions

A number of protected areas are within the range of 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.

Citation

Michael Wai Neng Lau, Zhao Ermi 2004. Rana omeimontis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58686A11811099. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58686A11811099.en .Downloaded on 17 November 2018

 

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