Leptobrachella laui (Sung, Yang, and Wang, 2014)

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

Leptolalax (Lalos) laui Sung, Yang, and Wang, 2014, Asian Herpetol. Res., 5: 86. Holotype: SYS a002057, adult male, from a rocky stream (width 1.5 m) in a secondary forest in Tai Mo Shan Country Park, Hong Kong (22.41057° N, 114.11794° E, 680 m a.s.l. See comment under Leptobrachella regarding this subgenus. 

Leptobrachella laui — 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

Lau's Leaf Little Toad (original publication). 


Hong Kong as well as Wutongshan National Forest Park, Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province, China. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: China, People's Republic of, Hong Kong


Confused with Leptolalax liui prior to its naming, and the sister taxon of that species, according to the original publication. 

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