This species is reported from Dayangdong, in Medog County, Xizang Autonomous Region, China, where it is found at 3,100m asl. It possibly ranges more widely, and its distributional limits are still unclear.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives under moss in forest and probably breeds on land, and is probably a species that breeds by direct development.
It has a low population size.
There are no known threats to it.
It is not known to occur in any protected areas. Further surveys are needed to determine whether or not the species has a larger range than is currently known, and to gather further information regards its population status and habitat requirements.
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.
This species is sometimes placed in the genus Liurana (see Fei et al. 1999).
Fei Liang, Michael Wai Neng Lau 2004. Liurana alpina. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58317A11764566. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58317A11764566.en .Downloaded on 23 January 2019