Odorrana hainanensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Ranidae

Scientific Name: Odorrana hainanensis Fei, Ye & Li, 2001
Rana hainanensis (Fei, Ye & Li, 2001)
Taxonomic Source(s): Frost, D.R. 2013. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.6 (9 January 2013). Electronic Database. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Available at:

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.).
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
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Population severely fragmented:No

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 2004: e.T58613A11810664. . Downloaded on 24 September 2018.
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