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Xenophrys wuliangshanensis
family: Megophryidae

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China, India

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is known from Wuliangshan in Jingdong County, central Yunnan Province, China, from 2,000-2,400m asl. It has also recently been recorded from Puliebadze and Noklak, in Nagaland, India. It is also likely to occur in Myanmar, although there are no records from there yet.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits evergreen broadleaf forests, and breeds in small hill streams.

Population

It is a rare species.

Population Trend

unknown

Major Threats

This species is potentially threatened by forest loss that is taking place outside the protected area in which it occurs (i.e. in the buffer zone).

Conservation Actions

Part of its range is within Wuliangshan National Nature Reserve.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)

Rationale

Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Citation

Yang Datong, Lu Shunqing 2004. Megophrys wuliangshanensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57657A11659443. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57657A11659443.en .Downloaded on 13 November 2018

 

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