Oreolalax xiangchengensis 


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
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Fei Liang, Xie Feng
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
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 occurrence:
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Population [top]

Population: It has a large population that is currently stable.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

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 2004: e.T57604A11660894. . Downloaded on 01 December 2015.
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