Odorrana margaretae
Green Odorous Frog, Margareta's Frog
family: Ranidae

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AmphibiaChina 中国两栖类.

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: China


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is found in Gansu, Sichuan, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Gaungxi and Guangdong Provinces in central China. It has been recorded from 390-1,650m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This frog inhabits fast-flowing hill streams and creeks surrounded by lush vegetation (normally forests but sometimes cultivated fields). It breeds in the same habitats.


It is a very common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats to this wide-ranging species at present.

Conservation Actions

A number of protected areas are present within the range of this species.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.


Michael Wai Neng Lau, Zhao Ermi 2004. Odorrana margaretae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58660A11806135. .Downloaded on 14 November 2018


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