Odorrana hainanensis


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Odorrana hainanensis
Species Authority: Fei, Ye & Li, 2001
Rana hainanensis (Fei, Ye & Li, 2001)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Michael Wai Neng Lau, Shi Haitao
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Vulnerable because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000km2, it is known from only five locations, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat on Hainan Island, China.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is endemic to southern and south-western Hainan, where it is known from Jiangfenglian, Diaoluoshan, Wuzhishan, Yinggeling and Wanning counties, China. It has been recorded from 200-900m asl. It is likely to be found in other locations.
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Population [top]

Population: It is a very rare species (Lu Sunqing pers. comm.).
Population Trend: Decreasing

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This frog inhabits large to medium streams and the surrounding forests. Breeding takes place in streams.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The major threat is habitat destruction and degradation caused by shifting agriculture, past logging in the area, and the construction of hydroelectric power plants.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Much of the range of this species is within protected areas.

Citation: Michael Wai Neng Lau, Shi Haitao 2004. Odorrana hainanensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 30 July 2015.
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