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Species of Thailand

Anderson's odorous frog

Binomial name: Odorrana andersonii, George Albert Boulenger, 1882

Odorrana andersonii (common names: golden crossband frog, Yunnan odorous frog, Anderson's frog) is a species of frog in the Ranidae family that is found in northeastern India, upper Myanmar, southwestern China (Yunnan, Guizhou and Guangxi), northern Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam; records from Laos and Vietnam may refer to another species. They are found in low tree branches and on rocks along shaded rocky streams and large rivers with boulders, in evergreen forests and agricultural areas. Breeds takes place in streams.

Odorrana andersonii are relatively large frogs: males grow to a snout–vent length of about 74 mm and females to 97 mm. Tadpoles are up to 50 mm in length.

Odorrana andersonii is considered as being of "Least Concern" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), although over-exploitation for food and habitat change are threats to this species.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Amphibia
Order
Anura
Family
Ranidae
Genus
Odorrana
Species
Odorrana andersonii

Common names

  • English:
    • Anderson's odorous frog
    • Golden crossband frog
    • Yunnan odorous frog
    • Anderson's frog

Synonyms

  • Rana andersonii, George Albert Boulenger (1882)
  • Polypedates yunnanensis, John Anderson (1879)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Range Map

Range map of Odorrana andersonii in Thailand