Leptobrachella bourreti (Dubois, 1983)

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

Leptolalax bourreti Dubois, 1983, Alytes, 2: 150. Holotype: MNHNP 1938. 94, by original designation. Type locality: "Chapa [= Sa Pa, Lao Cai Province], Vietnam, latitude 22° 21′ N, longitude 103° 50′ E".

Leptolalax (Lalax) bourretiDelorme, Dubois, Grosjean, and Ohler, 2006, Alytes, 24: 14.

Leptolalax (Lalos) bourreti — Dubois, Grosjean, Ohler, Adler, and Zhao, 2010, Zootaxa, 2493: 67.

Leptobrachella bourreti — 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

Bourret's Asian Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 86).

Bourret Litter Frog (Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 78).

Bourret's Asian Toad (Nguyen, Ho, and Nguyen, 2005, Checklist Amph. Rept. Vietnam: 12).


Known only from the vicinity of the type locality (Sa Pa) in the foothills and mountains of northern Vietnam.


See comments by Ohler, Marquis, Swan, and Grosjean, 2000, Herpetozoa, Wien, 13: 74. Chan-ard, 2003, Photograph. Guide Amph. Thailand: 78-79, provided a very brief account, map for Thailand, and photograph. Stuart, 2005, Herpetol. Rev., 36: 474, provided records for Laos, which Ohler, Wollenberg, Grosjean, Hendrix, Vences, Ziegler, and Dubois, 2011, Zootaxa, 3147: 32-32, referred to Leptolalax eos and those from Thailand as Leptolalax sp. See comment under Leptolalax eos and (p. 75) gave conflicting statements on the range.

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