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.
It is quite common in parts of its range.
The major threat to this species is habitat loss and degradation due to agriculture.
Its range includes Mangkangjingshihou, Zulongba and Baimaxueshan Nature Reserves.
Fei Liang, Ye Changyuan 2004. Bufo tuberculatus. In: IUCN 2014