Leptobrachella maura (Inger, Lakim, Biun, and Yambun, 1997)

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

Leptolalax maurus Inger, Lakim, Biun, and Yambun Imbun, 1997, Asiat. Herpetol. Res., 7: 48. Holotype: SPM 2531, by original designation. Type locality: "Mesilau Station, 1860 m, Kinabalu Park, Sabah, in floor litter of oak-chestnut", Malaysia.

Leptolalax (Leptolalax) maurusDelorme, Dubois, Grosjean, and Ohler, 2006, Alytes, 24: 15.

Leptobrachella maura — 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

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (Kinabalu, 1850 m elevation, Sabah, Malaysia [Borneo]) in montane oak-chestnut forest.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Malaysia, Malaysia, East (Sarawak and/or Sabah)

Endemic: Malaysia, Malaysia, East (Sarawak and/or Sabah)


Malkmus, Manthey, Vogel, Hoffmann, and Kosuch, 2002, Amph. Rept. Mount Kinabalu: 102-103, provided an account. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 625.

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