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Oreolalax xiangchengensis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA MEGOPHRYIDAE

Scientific Name: Oreolalax xiangchengensis
Species Authority: Fei and Huang, 1983

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Fei Liang, Xie Feng
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from southwestern Sichuan and northwestern Yunnan provinces, in China, from 2,010-3,300m asl.
Countries:
Native:
China
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Population [top]

Population: It has a large population that is currently stable.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is usually found along medium sized streams and springs in forest. It breeds in the same habitats.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Logging occurred in the past within the range of the species but this has now ceased and is no longer a threat. There are no other threats known currently.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The range of the species includes Baimaxueshan, Habaxueshan, Panzhihuasutie and Yading Nature Reserves.

Citation: Fei Liang, Xie Feng 2004. Oreolalax xiangchengensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 16 September 2014.
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