Species of Thailand
Gold-flanked odorous frog
Odorrana aureola, Tanya Chan-Ard & Robert Frederick Inger, 2006
(In Thai: กบชะง่อนผาอีสาน)
The Phu Luang cliff frog (Huia aureola, ) is a newly discovered true frog species from northern Thailand. It is most notable for its ability to change color between green and brown. It was initially described in the genus Odorrana and may well be properly belong there.
The species was originally found in Phu Luang Wildlife Sanctuary, Loei Province, and has later been confirmed in the neighboring Phu Kradueng National Park as well. It is found in swift brooks in altitudes above 1000 m.
It can reach a size of 60-80 millimeters, with females being about 10mm larger than the males. However, only few female frogs were found.
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- Odorrana aureola
- Gold-flanked odorous frog
- Taylor's rock frog
- Thai: กบชะง่อนผาอีสาน
- Odorrana aureola, Bryan L. Stuart, Chantip Chuaynkern, Tanya Chan-Ard & Robert Frederick Inger (2006)