Odorrana chapaensis (Bourret, 1937)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Odorrana > Species: Odorrana chapaensis

Rhacophorus buergeri chapaensis Bourret, 1937, Annexe Bull. Gen. Instr. Publique, Hanoi, 1937: 44-46. Syntypes: LZUH B.184-185, by original designation; now MNHNP 1948.150-151, according to Guibé, 1950 "1948", Cat. Types Amph. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 51; MNHNP 1948.150 designated lectotype by Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 51. Type locality: "Chapa" (= Sa Pa), Tonkin, Vietnam.

Amolops chapaensisDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 51.

Amolops macrorhynchus Yang, 1987, Herpetologica, 43: 96. Holotype: KIZ 7710201, by original designation. Type locality: "Dawei Mountain, Hekou County, Yunnan, China; altitude 1700 m". Synonymy by Dubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 321. This synonymy not noted by Zhao and Adler, 1993, Herpetol. China: 134, or Ye, Fei, and Hu, 1993, Rare and Economic Amph. China: 303.

Amolops (Amolops) chapensisDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 321.

Huia chapaensisFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 368.

Odorrana chapaensisNgo, Murphy, Liu, Lathrop, and Orlov, 2006, Amphibia-Reptilia, 27: 81; Che, Pang, Zhao, Wu, Zhao, and Zhang, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 43: 3; Stuart, 2008, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 46: 54.

English Names

Vietnam Sucker Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 97).

Chapa Torrent Frog (Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 240).

Distribution

High-gradient streams in Yunnan (Hekou and Luchun counties), China, and northwestern montane Vietnam (Sa Pa, Lao Cai Province), 800-1700 m elevation; expected in adjacent northern Laos.

Comment

Not addressed by Yang, 1991, Fieldiana, Zool., N.S., 63: 1-42. See account by Bourret, 1942, Batr. Indochine: 423-425, as Rhacophorus buergeri chapaensis, and by Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 51 (as Amolops chapaensis). Yang, 1991, Amph. Fauna of Yunnan: 178-180, and Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 240-241, provideds brief accounts figure, and map (as Amolops macrorhynchus). Nguyen, Ho, and Nguyen, 2005, Checklist Amph. Rept. Vietnam: 18, provided specific localities in Vietnam, including what is now Odorrana geminata. Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 253, and Ngo, Murphy, Liu, Lathrop, and Orlov, 2006, Amphibia-Reptilia, 27: 81-92, noted that this species does not fall phylogenetically within Amolops. Yang, 2008, in Yang and Rao (ed.), Amph. Rept. Yunnan: 96-98, provided a brief account (as Amolops macrorhynchus) for Yunnan, China. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status (as Amolops chapaensis) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 628. See comment under Odorrana geminata. Bain, Stuart, Nguyen, Che, and Rao, 2009, Copeia, 2009: 348-362, provided a translation of the original description and supplemented this diagnosis with new data. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 3: 1555-1558, provided an account (as Amolops chapaensis), figures, and range map, and included the species in their Amolops chapaensis group. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 382-383, provided a brief account (as Amolops chapaensis) including photographs. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 407, provided an account (as Amolops chapaensis), photographs, and a range map.

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