Odorrana trankieni (Orlov, Le, and Ho, 2003)

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

Rana trankieni Orlov, Le, and Ho, 2003, Russ. J. Herpetol., 10: 124. Holotype: Zoology Department, Faculty of Agrobiology, Hanoi University of Education 303.3, by original designation. Type locality: "Muong Do village (approximately 2 km to the west from village), Phu Yen district, Son La province, Vietnam (21° 02′ N, 104° 30′ E)".

Huia trankieniFrost, 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 trankieniChe, Pang, Zhao, Wu, Zhao, and Zhang, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 43: 1-13, by implication.

Bamburana trankieniFei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Herpetol. Sinica, 12: 35. See comment under Ranidae record.

English Names

Trankien Frog (Nguyen, Ho, and Nguyen, 2005, Checklist Amph. Rept. Vietnam: 31).

Tran Kien's Odorous Frog (Poyarkov, Nguyen, Popov, Geissler, Pawangkhanant, Neang, Suwannapoom, and Orlov, 2021, Russ. J. Herpetol., 28 (3A): 51). 


Known from (1) Thuong Tien Nature Reserve, Hoa Binh Province, (2) Tay Yen Tu Nature Reserve, Bac Giang province, and (3) Phu Yen District, Son La Province, Vietnam. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural resident: Vietnam

Endemic to the political unit: Vietnam


Stated to likely be in Odorrana in the original publication. Pham, Le, Ngo, and Nguyen, 2020, Acad. J. Biol., 42: 33–40, provided records for Hoa Binh and Bac Giang provinces, Vietnam, and provided an augmented morphological description and ecological information. 

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