Limnonectes lauhachindai Aowphol, Rujirawan, Taksinum, Chuaynkern, and Stuart, 2015

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Dicroglossidae > Subfamily: Dicroglossinae > Genus: Limnonectes > Species: Limnonectes lauhachindai

Limnonectes lauhachindai Aowphol, Rujirawan, Taksintum, Chuaynkern, and Stuart, 2015, Zootaxa, 3956: 259. Holotype: NCSM 80222, by original designation. Type locality: "Thailand, Ubon Ratchathani Province, Sirindhorn District, Kham Khuen Kaew Subdistrict, 15°17’47.6”N 105°28’22.0”E, 131 m elev."

English Names

Lauhachinda's Fanged Frog (original publication). 


Known only from Na Chaluai and Sirindhorn Districts, Ubon Ratachathani Province, Thailand, 131–360 m elevation; expected in adjacent Laos and Cambodia.  


The sister taxon of Limnonectes dabanus + Limnonectes gyldenstolpei according to the original publication, where the external morphology, advertisement call, and comparative molecular markers were provided. Niyomwan, Srisom, and Pawangkhanant, 2019, Field Guide Amph. Thailand: 266–267, provided a brief account (photographs, habitat, and range) for Thailand (in Thai). Poyarkov, Nguyen, Popov, Geissler, Pawangkhanant, Neang, Suwannapoom, and Orlov, 2021, Russ. J. Herpetol., 28 (3A): 24, suggested that this species is likely to be found in adjacent Cambodia and Laos. 

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