Leptobrachella crocea (Rowley, Hoang, Le, Dau, and Cao, 2010)

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

Leptolalax croceus Rowley, Hoang, Le, Dau, and Cao, 2010, Zootaxa, 2660: 35. Holotype: AMS R 173740, by original designation. Type locality: "on a leaf at the edge of a 3 m wide, shallow, rocky stream in evergreen forest in Ngoc Linh Nature Reserve, Dak Glei District, Kon Tum Province, Vietnam (15.23587° N, 107.70982° E, 1316 m)".

Leptolalax (Leptolalax) croceusOhler, Wollenberg, Grosjean, Hendrix, Vences, Ziegler, and Dubois, 2011, Zootaxa, 3147: 5. Provisional allocation.

Leptobrachella crocea — 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

Orange-bellied Leaf-litter Toad (original publication).


Known only from the type locality (Ngoc Linh Nature Reserve, Dak Glei District, Kon Tum Province, Vietnam), but likely to extend into adjacent Laos due to the proximity of the border.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Vietnam

Endemic: Vietnam


Advertisement call and external morphology detailed in the original publication. 

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