Leptobrachella nahangensis (Lathrop, Murphy, Orlov, and Ho, 1998)

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

Leptolalax nahangensis Lathrop, Murphy, Orlov, and Ho, 1998, Amphibia-Reptilia, 19: 260. Holotype: ROM 28715, by original designation. Type locality: "entrance of a cave, 7 km east of the village of Pac Ban (22° 19′ 94″ N; 105° 25′ 79″ E), elevation 314 m, Na Hang Nature Reserve, Tuyen Quang Province, Vietnam".

Leptolalax (Lalax) nahangensisDelorme, Dubois, Grosjean, and Ohler, 2006, Alytes, 24: 14.

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

Leptobrachella nahangensis — 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

Nahang Asian Toad (Nguyen, Ho, and Nguyen, 2005, Checklist Amph. Rept. Vietnam: 12).

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


Known from Tuyen Quang and Bac Kan Provinces, northern Vietnam. 


Ohler, Wollenberg, Grosjean, Hendrix, Vences, Ziegler, and Dubois, 2011, Zootaxa, 3147: 1-83, characterized the species comparatively. Luong, Do, Hoang, Phan, Nguyen, and Pham, 2022, Biodiversity Data J., 10(e75595): 9–11, provided a record, photograph, and description of a specimen from Bac Kan Province, Vietnam.

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