This species is endemic to Taiwan, Province of China, and occurs up to 2,700m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits broadleaf forest, cultivated fields, mixed forests and orchards. It breeds in streams and pools where the larvae also develop.
This is a very common species.
Habitat destruction and degradation are threats to this species. It is also collected for food and traditional medicine.
This species occurs in many protected areas on the island.
This species has previously been considered to be a synonym of Bufo gargarizans Cantor, 1842.
Lue Kuangyang, Chou Wenhao 2004. Bufo bankorensis. In: IUCN 2014