Amolops aniqiaoensis

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Amolops aniqiaoensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Ranidae
Genus: Amolops
Species: A. aniqiaoensis
Binomial name
Amolops aniqiaoensis
Dong, Rao & Lu, 2005

Amolops aniqiaoensis (Aniqiao torrent frog) is a species of frog in the Ranidae family that is endemic to China. It is only known from the vicinity of its type locality, Aniqiao (阿尼桥) in Mêdog County in the southeast of Tibet.[2]

The habitat of Amolops aniqiaoensis is a large stream and the surrounding rocks. The site is located with the Yaluzangbudaxiagu National Nature Reserve, but IUCN considers that habitat loss and degradation due to small-scale farming is a threat to the species.[1]


  1. ^ a b Xie Feng & Jiang Jianping (2006). "Amolops aniqiaoensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 4 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Amolops aniqiaoensis Dong, Rao, and Lü, 2005". Amphibian Species of the World 5.6, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 4 November 2013.