Megophrys glandulosa 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Megophryidae

Scientific Name: Megophrys glandulosa Fei, Ye & Huang, 1991
Common Name(s):
English Jingdong Spadefoot Toad, Glandular Horned Toad
Xenophrys glandulosa (Fei, Ye & Huang, 1991)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Xie Feng, Annemarie Ohler
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 the areas of Jingdong and Gongshan in Yunnan Province, China and from a recent record from Puliebadze in Nagaland State, India. It is presumed that further field surveys will indicate that this species ranges more widely than is currently known. It has been collected up to 2,225m asl (Nagaland).
Countries occurrence:
China; India
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Population [top]

Population:The population status of this species is unknown.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This is a terrestrial species of montane tropical forest. It is found close to streams in bushes and shrubs. Breeding is presumed to take place in the streams. It is not known how adaptable this species is to habitat change.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): In China this species is threatened by clear cutting of forests. It is presumed that it is also threatened in India by habitat loss.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: In China this species has been recorded from Ailaoshan, Lujiang, and Juheyinyongshuiyuan Nature Reserves.

Citation: Xie Feng, Annemarie Ohler. 2004. Megophrys glandulosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57638A11667930. . Downloaded on 22 July 2018.
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