Leptobrachella melica (Rowley, Stuart, Neang, and Emmett, 2010)

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

Leptolalax melicus Rowley, Stuart, Neang, and Emmett, 2010, Zootaxa, 2567: 59. Holotype: MVZ 258198, by original designation. Type locality: "on 2 cm diameter tree root, 0.5 m from 2 m wide, swift, rocky stream in Virachey National Park, Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia (14.19287° N, 106.99612° E, 650 m, . . .)".

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

Leptobrachella melica — 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.


Virachey National Park, northeastern Camboia; expected in adjacent Vietnam and Laos.


In the Leptolalax applebyi group according to Rowley, Tran, Le, Dau, Peloso, Nguyen, Hoang, Nguyen, and Ziegler, 2016, Zootaxa, 4085: 63–102. 

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