Odorrana yizhangensis Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2007

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

Odorrana (Odorrana) yizhangensis Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2007, Acta Zootaxon. Sinica, 32: 989. Holotype: CIB 75I0900, by original designation. Type locality: "Mangshan of Yizhang County (25° N, 113° E, Hunan Province, China".

English Names

Yizang Odorous Frog (Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 399). 


Known from the vicinity of the type locality (Mangshan of Yizhang County, Hunan Province, China, 1000-1200 m elevation); also reported in southern Hubei on the Hunan border, the Fanjing Mountains  in northeastern Guizhou, and from the Tianping Mountains in Hunan, China. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: China, People's Republic of

Endemic: China, People's Republic of


In the Odorrana schmackeri group and previously confused with Odorrana lungshengensis according to the original publication. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 3: 1298-1301, provided an account, figures, and map (including a record for Hubei) and placed it in their Odorrana (Odorrana) schmackeri group. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 349, provided a brief account including photographs of specimens and habitat. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 399, provided an account, photographs, and a range map. Shen, 2014, Fauna Hunan, Amph.: 258–261, provided an account for Hunan, China. Zhang, 2017, Amph. Rept. Fanjing Mts.: 132–134, provided taxonomic and natural history information for the Fanjing Mountains population in northeastern Guizhou, China. Jin, Liao, Zhang, Wang, and Jiang, 2018, Chinese J. Zool., 53: 849–856, reported the species from the Tianping Mountains, Hunan Province, China, and discussed intraspecific genetic divergence. 

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