Odorrana geminata Bain, Stuart, Nguyen, Che, and Rao, 2009

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

Odorrana geminata Bain, Stuart, Nguyen, Che, and Rao, 2009, Copeia, 2009: 355. Holotype: AMNH 163782, by original designation. Type locality: "Vietnam, Ha Giang Province, Vi Xuyen District, Cao Bo Commune, Mount Tay Con Linh II, above Tham Ve Village in a stream near 22°46′8″N, 104°49′51″E, 1420 m elevation".

English Names

Geminated Cascade Frog (Ziegler and Nguyen, 2010, Bonn Zool. Bull., 57: 138).

Geminate Odorous Frog (Poyarkov, Nguyen, Popov, Geissler, Pawangkhanant, Neang, Suwannapoom, and Orlov, 2021, Russ. J. Herpetol., 28 (3A): 49). 


High-gradient streams in montane regions in northeastern Vietnam (Ha Giang and Cao Bang Provinces) and southeastern Yunnan Province (Malipo County), China, 800–1700 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: China, People's Republic of, Vietnam


Confused with Odorrana chapaensis prior to its naming according to the original publication. See comment under Odorrana chapaensis. Bain and Nguyen, 2004, Am. Mus. Novit., 3453: 11–12, provided the record for Ha Giang Province, Vietnam, as Odorrana chapaensisFei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 410, provided an account (as Amolops geminata), photographs, and a range map for China.

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