Leptobrachium huashen
family: Megophryidae
Species Description: Fei L, Ye C, Jiang J, Xie F, Huang Y 2005 An illustrated key to Chinese amphibians (in Chinese) Sichuan Publishing Group, Sichuan Publishing House of Science and Technology.

© 2013 Kai Wang (1 of 1)

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is widely distributed at around 2,000m altitude in the west of Yunnan Province, China.; at Jingdong, Tengchong , Luchun, Menglian, Mengyang, and Mengla. It is likely to also be found in neighbouring Myanmar and Lao PDR.

Habitat and Ecology

This species is known from forest and breeds in streams.


There is no information available on the abundance of this species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Habitat loss and degradation are the main threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

This species is likely to be found in Juheyinyongshuiyuan Nature Reserve, and possibly other protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.


Fei Liang, Ye Changyuan 2006. Leptobrachium huashen. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61839A12566104. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


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