Leptobrachella arayai (Matsui, 1997)

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

Leptolalax arayai Matsui, 1997, Copeia, 1997: 163. Holotype: SPM 01804, by original designation. Type locality: "Headquarters, Kinabalu National Park, Sabah, Malaysia (6° 02′ N, 116° 30′ E), alt. 150 m. . . . more correctly approximately 1600 m", Malaysia (Borneo).

Leptolalax (Leptolalax) arayaiDelorme, Dubois, Grosjean, and Ohler, 2006, Alytes, 24: 15.

Leptobrachella arayai — Chen, Poyarkov, Suwannapoom, Lathrop, Wu, Zhou, Yuan, Jin, Chen, Liu, Nguyen, Nguyen, Duong, Eto, Nishikawa, Matsui, Orlov, Stuart, Brown, Rowley, Murphy, Wang, and Che, 2018, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 124: 162, by implication. 

English Names

None noted.


Gunung Kinabalu, Trus Madi, the Crocker Range, and Mendolog, in Sabah, Malaysia (Borneo), 350-1700 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Malaysia, Malaysia, East (Sarawak and/or Sabah)

Endemic: Malaysia, Malaysia, East (Sarawak and/or Sabah)


Related to Leptolalax gracilis according to the original publication, where external morphology and advertisement call were described. Malkmus, Manthey, Vogel, Hoffmann, and Kosuch, 2002, Amph. Rept. Mount Kinabalu: 98-100, provided an account. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 436.

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