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Bufo tuberculatus
Qinghai Lake Toad
family: Bufonidae

AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Near Threatened (NT)
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is restricted to Sichuan (Batang, Xiangcheng), Yunnan (Deqin), and the eastern tip of Xizang Autonomous Region, in China, from 2,600-2,700m asl. It probably occurs a little more widely than current records suggest.

Habitat and Ecology

It inhabits pools, marshes and the surrounding habitats in valleys, and breeds in pools and ponds. Records have also come from agricultural areas.

Population

It is quite common in parts of its range.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

The major threat to this species is habitat loss and degradation due to agriculture.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes Mangkangjingshihou, Zulongba and Baimaxueshan Nature Reserves.

Citation

Fei Liang, Ye Changyuan 2004. Bufo tuberculatus. In: IUCN 2014

 

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