This species is only known from Deqing and Zhongdian in north-western Yunnan Province, and Daliangshan in Sichuan Province, China, from 1,020-2,000m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits hill streams inside forest, and breeds in streams.
It is a common species.
The major threat to this species is habitat loss due mainly to smallholder farming activities.
Part of the range of this species falls within the Baimaxueshan National Nature Reserve, which forms part of the Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas World Heritage Site.
Red List Status
Listed as Vulnerable, because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 km2 and its Area of Occupancy is less than 2,000 km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is a continuing decline in the extent and quality of its forest habitat.
Zhao and Adler (1993) considered this species to be synonymous with Amolops liangshanensis but Liu and Yang (1995) provided evidence to show that both species are valid.
Yang Datong, Wu Guanfu 2004. Amolops jinjiangensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58212A11748733. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58212A11748733.en .Downloaded on 19 November 2018