Hyla sanchiangensis

Subgenus: Hyla
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
Taxonomic Notes: Duellman et al. (Zootaxa 2016) treated two major clades as genera; AmphibiaWeb treats these two clades as subgenera(Hyla in the Old World; Dryophytes in the New World and East Asia), thus stabilizing traditional taxonomy.

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 known from central and southern China, below 1,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species inhabits forests in hilly areas. It breeds in still waters such as paddy fields and pools.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Habitat destruction and degradation are major threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

Many protected areas in the region support this species.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


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


Michael Wai Neng Lau, Geng Baorong, Gu Huiqing 2004. Hyla sanchiangensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55642A11346305. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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