Leptobrachella bashaensis Lyu, Dai, Wei, He, Yuan, Shi, Zhou, Ran, Kuang, Guo, Wei, and Yuan, 2020

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Megophryidae > Subfamily: Leptobrachiinae > Genus: Leptobrachella > Species: Leptobrachella bashaensis

Leptobrachella bashaensis Lyu, Dai, Wei, He, Yuan, Shi, Zhou, Ran, Kuang, Guo, Wei, and Yuan, 2020, ZooKeys, 1008: 144. Holotype: GIB 196403, by original designation. Type locality: "Basha Nature Reserve, Congjiang, Guizhou Province, China (25.8534°N, 108.7356°E, elevation 900 m. a.s.l." http://zoobank.org/6257CDCB-B124-4649-BE10-9A4874C67F20

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality, Basha Nature Reserve at approximately 900 m elevation, Congjiang County, southeastern Guizhou near the Guangxi border, China.  

Comment

Mostly closely related to Leptobrachella maoershanensis, according to molecular data in the original publication, where adult and larval morphology as well as advertisement call were described. 

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