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Nanorana maculosa
family: Dicroglossidae
subfamily: Dicroglossinae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Endangered (EN)
See IUCN account.
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is endemic to central Yunnan Province (Jingdong and Shuangbai Counties) in China, and occurs from 1,800-2,600m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits and breeds in forest streams, the eggs being laid in water under stones.

Population

It is a rare species.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

The major threat is overharvesting by the local people for food.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in the Ailaoshan and Wuliangshan National Nature Reserves. There is a need to ensure that the offtake of this species from the wild for human consumption is managed sustainably.

Citation

Lu Shunqing, Yang Datong 2004. Nanorana maculosa. In: IUCN 2013

 

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