This species is known only from Dayaoshan in eastern Guangxi Province, China, at around 1,350m asl. It might occur more widely.
Habitat and Ecology
This species inhabits subtropical forests, and all the specimens were found inside pools of water in hollowed logs that the local villagers had put out. It probably breeds in small waterbodies such as water-filled receptacles.
It is known from only one locality, where it has only been found on two occasions.
There is no information on threats to this species.
Its range includes Dayaoshan Nature Reserve.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Michael Wai Neng Lau, Zhao Ermi 2004. Theloderma kwangsiense. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T59036A11873333. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T59036A11873333.en .Downloaded on 24 January 2019