Species of Thailand

Yunnan spiny frog

Nanorana yunnanensis, John Anderson, 1879

Nanorana bourreti (common name: Bourret's paa frog or Bourret's frog) is a species of frog in the Dicroglossidae family. It is found in an area between its type locality, Fansipan mountain in Lào Cai Province of northern Vietnam, and Jingdong Yi Autonomous County in Yunnan, southern China and northern Thailand. It is found in small and large streams in montane forests and scrub vegetation.

It is threatened by habitat loss caused by agricultural development and infrastructure development. It may also be collected for human consumption.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Amphibia
Order
Anura
Family
Dicroglossidae
Genus
Nanorana
Species
Nanorana yunnanensis

Common names

  • English:
    • Yunnan spiny frog
    • Yunnan paa frog

Synonyms

  • Nanorana liui, Alain Dubois (1987)
  • Rana liui, Alain Dubois (1987)
  • Rana muta, Su and Li (1986)
  • Rana phrynoides, George Albert Boulenger (1917)
  • Paa yunnanensis, John Anderson (1879)
  • Rana yunnanensis, John Anderson (1879)

Conservation status

Endangered (IUCN3.1)

Endangered (IUCN3.1)

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