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Amolops jinjiangensis
family: Ranidae

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
CITES
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 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.

Population

It is a common species.

Population Trend

decreasing

Major Threats

The major threat to this species is habitat loss due mainly to smallholder farming activities.

Conservation Actions

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

Vulnerable (VU)

Rationale

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.

Taxonomic Notes

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.

Citation

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

 

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