Nanorana medogensis
family: Dicroglossidae
subfamily: Dicroglossinae
Species Description: Fei and Ye, 1999

© 2013 Kai Wang (1 of 1)

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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 known only from Medog, in south-eastern Xizang Autonomous Region, China, where it has been recorded from 1,000-1,100m asl. It is likely to occur more widely, perhaps ranging into neighbouring India.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits forested streams, and sometimes also occurs at the edges of pools and ponds. It breeds in streams and the eggs are laid in water under stones.


It is a very rare species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are currently no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

Its type locality is probably within Motuo National Nature Reserve.

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.


Fei Liang, Michael Wai Neng Lau 2004. Nanorana medogensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58431A11780416. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


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