Leptobrachella bidoupensis (Rowley, Le, Tran, and Hoang, 2011)

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

Leptolalax bidoupensis Rowley, Le, Tran, and Hoang, 2011, Zootaxa, 2796: 17. Holotype: AMS R 173133, by original designation. Type locality: "clay bank 0.2 m from 1-4 m wide, medium-high gradient, rocky stream in montane evergreen forest in Bidoup-Nui Ba National Park, Lam Dong Province, Vietnam (12.19225° N, 108.71494° E, 1730 m".

Leptolalax (Lalos) bidoupensisOhler, Wollenberg, Grosjean, Hendrix, Vences, Ziegler, and Dubois, 2011, Zootaxa, 3147: 4.

Leptobrachella bidoupensis — 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

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


Known only from the type locality in Bidoup-Nui Ba National Park, Lam Dong Province, Vietnam.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Vietnam

Endemic: Vietnam


Morphological similar to Leptolalax applebyi and Leptolalax melicus according to the original publication where external morphology and coloration and advertisement call were detailed. In the Leptolalax applebyi group according to Rowley, Tran, Le, Dau, Peloso, Nguyen, Hoang, Nguyen, and Ziegler, 2016, Zootaxa, 4085: 63–102. 

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