Odorrana lipuensis Mo, Chen, Wu, Zhang, and Zhou, 2015

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

Odorrana lipuensis Mo, Chen, Wu, Zhang, and Zhou, 2015, Asian Herpetol. Res., 6: 12. Holotype: NHMG1306001, by original designation. Type locality: "a completely dark karst cave of Lipu County, Guangxi, China (110° 26´ E, 24° 38´ N; altitude: 182 m a.s.l.)".  

English Names

None noted. 


Known from the type locality (karst cave of Lipu County) in Guangxi, China, 182 m elevation, and from Cao Bang Province, Vietnam.  


Most similar to Odorrana schmackeri and Odorrana yizhangensis according to the original publication. Pham, Nguyen, Bernardes, Nguyen, and Ziegler, 2016, Russ. J. Herpetol., 23: 103–107, and Pham, An, Herbst, Bonkowski, Ziegler, and Nguyen, 2017, Bonn Zool. Bull., 66: 37–53, provided records for Cao Bang Province, Vietnam, along with observatons on morphology and natural history noting some morphological differences between the Vietnamese and Chinese animals. 

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