Amolops jinjiangensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Ranidae

Scientific Name: Amolops jinjiangensis Su, Yang and Li, 1986
Taxonomic Notes: Zhao and Adler (1993) considered this species to be synonymous with Amolops liangshanensis but Liu and Yang (1995) provided evidence to show that both species are valid.

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): Yang Datong, Wu Guanfu
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 a continuing decline in the extent and quality of its forest habitat.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is only known from Deqing and Zhongdian in north-western Yunnan Province, and Daliangshan in Sichuan Province, China, from 1,020-2,000m asl.
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Population [top]

Population:It is a common species.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
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Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It inhabits hill streams inside forest, and breeds in streams.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threat to this species is habitat loss due mainly to smallholder farming activities.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Part of the range of this species falls within the Baimaxueshan National Nature Reserve, which forms part of the Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas World Heritage Site.

Citation: Yang Datong, Wu Guanfu. 2004. Amolops jinjiangensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58212A11748733. . Downloaded on 26 May 2018.
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