Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Megophryidae

Scientific Name: Oreolalax nanjiangensis
Species Authority: Fei and Ye, 1999

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient 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 Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from the type locality, Mount Guangwu, in Nanjiangxian County, Sichuan Province, China, at 1,600m asl.
Countries occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: The population status is unknown, further studies are needed
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It inhabits streams, in which it breeds, and the surrounding forest.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Tourism is a threat to its habitat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The only known population is within a small-protected area, Guangwushan Natural Reserve.

Citation: Fei Liang, Ye Changyuan. 2004. Oreolalax nanjiangensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57595A11653216. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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