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

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

Leptolalax kalonensis Rowley, Tran, Le, Dau, Peloso, Nguyen, Hoang, Nguyen, and Ziegler, 2016, Zootaxa, 4085: 90. Holotype: Holotype: IEBR A.2014.15, by original designation. Type locality: "rocky crevice, 0.5 m from 4–5 m wide, rocky stream in disturbed evergreen forest in Song Luy Watershed Forest, Binh Thuan Province, Vietnam (11.2748°N, 108.2109° E; 200 m elevation". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:FE19A22A-CEDA-47FE-A196-83B1C0F393A4

Leptobrachella kalonensis — 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

Ka Lon Litter Toad (Poyarkov, Nguyen, Popov, Geissler, Pawangkhanant, Neang, Suwannapoom, and Orlov, 2021, Russ. J. Herpetol., 28 (3A): 30). 

Kalon Leaf-litter toad (Le, Tran, and Pham, 2023, Tropical Nat. Hist., Thailand, 23: 114). 


Song Luy Watershed Forest in Binh Thuan Province, Vietnam. Expected to be more widespread 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Vietnam

Endemic: Vietnam


In the Leptolalax applebyi group according to the original publication. Le, Tran, and Pham, 2023, Tropical Nat. Hist., Thailand, 23: 114–122, reported on larval morphology. 

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