Leptobrachella khasiorum (Das, Tron, Rangad, and Hooroo, 2010)

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

Leptolalax khasiorum Das, Tron, Rangad, and Hooroo, 2010, Zootaxa, 2339: 46. Holotype: ZSI A10955, by original designation. Type locality: "Mawphlang (25°26′80.8″N, 91°44′99.8″E, alt. 1,813 m asl.; datum wgs-84), East Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya State, north-east India".

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

Leptobrachella khasiorum — 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

Khasi Slender-armed Frog (Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Deepak, and Kulkarni, 2023, Fauna India Checklist, vers. 5.0 : 5).


Known only from the type locality in subtropical wet forest in the Khasi Hills of Meghalaya, northeastern India.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: India

Endemic: India


Ohler, Wollenberg, Grosjean, Hendrix, Vences, Ziegler, and Dubois, 2011, Zootaxa, 3147: 1-83, characterized the species comparatively.

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