Little torrent frog (Amolops torrentis)

Little torrent frog on leaf litter
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Little torrent frog description

GenusAmolops (1)

ARKive is working with IUCN - International Union for Conservation of Nature, to source images of the world's threatened amphibian species. Together with Conservation International and NatureServe, IUCN has led a comprehensive assessment of the conservation status for the world's known species of frogs, toads, salamanders, newts and caecilians. To date, the project has involved the input of more than 600 herpetologists from around the world.

IUCN Red List category, and details of range, ecology, threats and conservation information for every known amphibian species, can be found on the IUCN Red List website.

View information on this species at the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

Also known as
Torrent sucker frog.
Amolops (Amolops) torrentis, Micrixalus torrentis, Rana torrentis, Staurois torrentis.

Little torrent frog status

Classified as Vulnerable (VU B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii)) on the IUCN Red List 2004 (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable


Find out more

View information on this species at the UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre.
For more information on the assessment of the conservation status of the world's amphibians, please see the amphibian portal on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species at


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  1. IUCN Red List (October, 2005)

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Little torrent frog on leaf litter  
Little torrent frog on leaf litter

© Michael Wai Neng Lau / Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden

Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden
Lam Kam Road
Tai Po
New Territories
Hong Kong SAR
People's Republic of China
Fax: (852) 2483 1877


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