Odorrana utsunomiyaorum (Matsui, 1994)

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

Rana utsunomiyaorum Matsui, 1994, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 111: 397. Holotype: KUHE 9083, by original designations. Type locality: "the headwater of Nakura-gawa River on Mt. Omoto-dake (124°11′E, 24°25′N, alt. 250 m) in Ishigaki-shi, Okinawa Prefecture (Ishigakijima, Yaeyama Group of the Ryukyu Archipelago), Japan".

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

Eburana utsunomiyaorumFei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Herpetol. Sinica, 12: 36. See comment under Ranidae record.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the mountain streams of Ishigaki and Iriomote islands of the Yaeyama Group, Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural resident: Japan

Endemic to the political unit: Japan


In the Rana narina complex, according to the original publication. See comment under Rana narina. Goris and Maeda, 2004, Guide Amph. Rept. Japan: 107-108, provided an account, map, and photograph. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Rana utsunomiyaorum) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 514.

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