Odorrana banaorum 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Ranidae

Scientific Name: Odorrana banaorum
Species Authority: (Bain, Lathrop, Murphy, Orlov & Cuc, 2003)
Rana banaorum Bain, Lathrop, Murphy, Orlov & Cuc, 2003
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2015. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. New York, USA. Available at:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Raoul Bain
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status, threats and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is currently known only from the Tay Nguyen plateau of the central highlands in Gia Lai Province, Viet Nam, and might occur more widely. It has been collected at altitudes of between 700 and 900m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Viet Nam
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Population [top]

Population:The population status of this species is unknown.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species inhabits forested montane river systems on or near rapids or waterfalls in primary and disturbed secondary growth. It is presumed that this species breeds in streams.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The specific threats to this species are not known, though it is likely to be impacted by ongoing forest loss arising from logging, smallholder agriculture and expanding human settlements.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is not known if this species occurs in any protected areas.

Citation: Raoul Bain. 2004. Odorrana banaorum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58555A11802536. . Downloaded on 20 October 2016.
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