Odorrana khalam
family: Ranidae
Species Description: Stuart BL, Orlov NL, Chan-ard T 2005 A new cascade frog (Amphibia: Ranidae) from Laos and Vietnam. Raffles Bull Zool 53:125-131
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Lao People's Democratic Republic, Viet Nam


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from southern Lao People's Democratic Republic in Xe Sap National Biodiversity Conservation Area, Xe Kong and Saravane Provinces, and also from central Viet Nam in Bach Ma National Park, Thua Thien-Hue Province, and Ba Na National Park, Danang Province. It has been recorded at 1,100-1,600m asl. The limits of its distribution have not been established.

Habitat and Ecology

This species is known from small, steep, rocky streams in hilly wet evergreen forest. Individuals were found at night on the ground or perched on rocks, tree roots, and herbaceous plants, within 7m of streams. Calling males have been found perched on rocks and branches of bushes above or near streams. This species is presumed to breed by larval development.


No information is currently available regarding its population status.

Population Trend


Major Threats

No information is currently available regarding threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

All records of it to date have been from protected areas, namely Xe Sap National Biodiversity Conservation Area, Bach Ma National Park and Ba Na National Park.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Simon Stuart 2006. Odorrana khalam. In: IUCN 2014


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