Leptobrachella ardens (Rowley, Tran, Le, Dau, Peloso, Nguyen, Hoang, Nguyen, and Ziegler, 2016)

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

Leptolalax ardens Rowley, Tran, Le, Dau, Peloso, Nguyen, Hoang, Nguyen, and Ziegler, 2016, Zootaxa, 4085: 75. Holotype: VNMN 04707/AMS R 176454, by original designation. Type locality: "clay bank 1.5 m from headwaters of 1–2m wide rocky, medium gradient, high–flow stream in evergreen forest in Kon Ka Kinh National Park, Gia Lai Province, Vietnam (14.2258° N, 108.3230° E; 1162 m elevation . . . )". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:FE19A22A-CEDA-47FE-A196-83B1C0F393A4

Leptobrachella ardens — 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

Kon Ka Kinh Litter Toad (Poyarkov, Nguyen, Popov, Geissler, Pawangkhanant, Neang, Suwannapoom, and Orlov, 2021, Russ. J. Herpetol., 28 (3A): 29). 


Known only from Kon Ka Kinh National Park, in Gia Lai Province, Vietnam.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Vietnam

Endemic: Vietnam


In the Leptolalax applebyi group according to the original publication. 

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