Odorrana lungshengensis (Liu and Hu, 1962)

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

Rana lungshengensis Liu and Hu, 1962, Acta Zool. Sinica, 14 (Supplement): 91, 103. Holotype: CIB 603520, by original designation. Type locality: "San-men of Hua-ping, Lung-shen-hsien [= Longsheng County], altitude 900 m, Kwangsi [= Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region]", China.

Odorrana lungshengensisFei, Ye, and Huang, 1990, Key to Chinese Amph.: 150; Ye, Fei, and Hu, 1993, Rare and Economic Amph. China: 262;

Rana (Odorrana) lungshengensisDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 329.

Odorrana (Odorrana) lungshengensisFei, Ye, Huang, Jiang, and Xie, 2005, in Fei et al. (eds.), Illust. Key Chinese Amph.: 129.

Odorrana lungshengensisChen, Murphy, Lathrop, Ngo, Orlov, Ho, and Somorjai, 2005, Herpetol. J., 15: 239; Che, Pang, Zhao, Wu, Zhao, and Zhang, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 43: 1-13, by implication.

Huia lungshengensisFrost, 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.

English Names

Lung-shen-hsien Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 108).

Lungshen Odorous Frog (Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 198).


Hills streams in broadleaf forests in northeastern Guangxi, southwestern Hunan, and eastern Guizhou, China, 900–1500 m elevation.


Section Hylarana, subsection Hylarana, Rana (Odorrana) andersonii group of Dubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 329. Closely related to Rana schmackeri according to the original publication. Fei, 1999, Atlas Amph. China: 198-199, provided a brief account, map, and figure. Zhang and Wen, 2000, Amph. Guangxi: 104, provided an account (as Odorrana lungshengensis) for Guangxi. Ye and Fei, 2001, Acta Zool. Sinica, 47: 528-534, placed this in their Odorrana schmackeri group. In the Odorrana (Odorrana) schmackeri group of Fei, Ye, Huang, Jiang, and Xie, 2005, in Fei et al. (eds.), Illust. Key Chinese Amph.: 126. Record for Yizhang, Hunan, now assigned to Odorrana yizhangensis. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status (as Rana lungshengensis) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 633. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 3: 1275-1278, provided an account, figures, and map for China, placed it in their Odorrana (Odorrana) schmackeri group. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 337, provided a brief account including photographs. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 382, provided an account, photographs, and a range map. 

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