Oreolalax jingdongensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Megophryidae

Scientific Name: Oreolalax jingdongensis Hu, Yang and Li, 1983

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Wu Guanfu, Lu Shunqing, Yang Datong
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Vulnerable because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 km2 and its Area of Occupancy is less than 2,000 km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat in Yunnan Province, China.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is restricted to Jingdong, Shuangbai and Xingping counties, in south-western Yunnan Province, China, from 1,500-2,450m asl.
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Population [top]

Population:This is probably not an uncommon species.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
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Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It inhabits evergreen broadleaf forests, and breeds in slow-flowing streams where the larvae also develop.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat loss is taking place within the range of this species, mainly due to agricultural development.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species occurs in the Ailao Shan National Nature Reserve.

Citation: Wu Guanfu, Lu Shunqing, Yang Datong. 2004. Oreolalax jingdongensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57590A11651930. . Downloaded on 20 April 2018.
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