Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China
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IUCN (Red List) status: Least Concern (LC).
For Red List information on this species, see the IUCN species account.
From the IUCN Red List Species Account:
This species is endemic to northwestern Yunnan province in China, from 3,120-4,100m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits lakes, pools and ponds in alpine areas, occurring near streams and rivers in open, high-elevation habitats. It breeds in still-water pools and ponds.
It is not an uncommon species.
There are no known threats to this species.
A few protected areas are present within the range of this species, including the Baimaxueshan National Nature Reserve.
Lu Shunqing, Yang Datong 2004. Nanorana ventripunctata. In: IUCN 2012