Xenophrys huangshanensis


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Xenophrys huangshanensis
Species Authority: (Fei and Ye, 2005)
Megophrys boettgeri Chang, 1934-35
Megophrys huangshanensis Fei and Ye, 2005
Megophrys minor Fei, Ye and Huang, 1990

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
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 at 500-1,600m asl on Mount Huangshan, Anhui Province, China.
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information available on the population status of this species.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is known from streams in forest, and is presumed to breed by larval development.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat loss and degradation due to smallholder farming is the main threat to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its sole known locality is within Huangshanziranhewenhuayichan Nature Reserve.

Citation: Fei Liang, Ye Changyuan 2006. Xenophrys huangshanensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 04 September 2015.
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