Bufo tuberculatus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Bufonidae

Scientific Name: Bufo tuberculatus Zarevsky, 1926

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Near Threatened ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Fei Liang, Ye Changyuan
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Near Threatened because its Extent of Occurrence is probably not much greater than 20,000 km2, and the extent and quality of its habitat is probably declining, thus making the species close to qualifying for Vulnerable.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is restricted to Sichuan (Batang, Xiangcheng), Yunnan (Deqin), and the eastern tip of Xizang Autonomous Region, in China, from 2,600-2,700m asl. It probably occurs a little more widely than current records suggest.
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Population [top]

Population:It is quite common in parts of its range.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
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Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It inhabits pools, marshes and the surrounding habitats in valleys, and breeds in pools and ponds. Records have also come from agricultural areas.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threat to this species is habitat loss and degradation due to agriculture.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its range includes Mangkangjingshihou, Zulongba and Baimaxueshan Nature Reserves.

Citation: Fei Liang, Ye Changyuan. 2004. Bufo tuberculatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54782A11189817. . Downloaded on 24 May 2018.
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