Conservation needs of amphibians in China: A review

  title={Conservation needs of amphibians in China: A review},
  author={Feng Xie and Michael Wai Neng Lau and Simon N. Stuart and Janice S. Chanson and Neil A Cox and Debra L. Fischman},
  journal={Science in China Series C: Life Sciences},
The conservation status of all the amphibians in China is analyzed, and the country is shown to be a global priority for conservation in comparison to many other countries of the world. Three Chinese regions are particularly rich in amphibian diversity: Hengduan, Nanling, and Wuyi mountains. Salamanders are more threatened than frogs and toads. Several smaller families show a high propensity to become seriously threatened: Bombinatoridae, Cryptobranchidae, Hynobiidae and Salamandridae. Like… 
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