This recently described species is known only from the type locality on Taihang Mountain, near Jiyuan city, in Henan Province, central China, where it has been recorded from 728-1,230m asl. The limits of its distribution are not yet known.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits streams, in which it probably breeds, and the surrounding hill forest.
There is only one known population and it seems to be a rare species.
Threats to this newly described species are not yet known.
It is not known if the species occurs in any protected areas. The type locality is not within a protected area.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status, threats and ecological requirements.
Xie Feng 2004. Nanorana taihangnica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58441A11781625. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T58441A11781625.en .Downloaded on 18 January 2019