Leptobrachella bijie Wang, Li, Li, Chen, and Wang, 2019

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

Leptobrachella bijie J. Wang, Y.L. Li, Y. Li, H.H. Chen, and Y.Y. Wang in Wang, Li, Li, Chen, Zeng, Shen, and Wang, 2019, ZooKeys, 848: 133. Holotype: SYS a007316, by original designation. Type locality: "Qingshan Village (27°39'24"N, 105°23'14"E; 1670 m a.s.l.) in Zhaozishan Nature Reserve, Linkou Town, Qixingguan District, Bijie City, Guizhou Province, China". http://zoobank.org/550E8562-0EC9-40C4-A6B3-FFAC35B25444 

English Names

Bijie Leaf Litter Toad (original publication). 


Known only from the type locality Qingshan Village in Zhaozishan Nature Reserve, Linkou County, Qixingguan District, Bijie City, Guizhou Province, China, 1670–1750 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: China, People's Republic of

Endemic: China, People's Republic of


The sister taxon of Leptobrachella purpuraventra according to the original publication from which it differs in morphology, call, and mtDNA.  

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