Leptobrachella niveimontis Chen, Poyarkov, Yuan, and Che, 2020

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

Leptobrachella niveimontis Chen, Poyarkov, Yuan, and Che in Chen, Xu, Poyarkov, Wang, Yuan, Hou, Suwannapoom, Wang, and Che, 2020, Zool. Res., Kunming, 41: 5. Holotype: KIZ028277, by original designation. Type locality: "Wumulong Ganhe Protection Station, Daxueshan Nature Reserve,  Yongde County, Lincang City, Yunnan Province, China (N99.6455°, E24.1773°, 2 601 m a.s.l . . .)". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:16C89C0C-26A7-47DC-BC7EF7B98444D825

English Names

Mt. Daxue Leaf Litter Toad (original publication). 

Distribution

Known from the type locality, near Wumulong Ganhe Protection Station of Daxueshan Nature Reserve in Yongde County, Lincang, Yunnan Province, China, found along small creeks or rocky streams inwell-preserved montane evergreen broadleaf forest at elevations between 2 569 and 2 601 m elevation; also reported from Mu Cang Chai Species and Habitat Conservation Area, Yen Bai Province, northern Vietnam. 

Comment

Le, Do, Tran, and Nguyen, 2021, Russ. J. Herpetol., 28: 219–224, provided a record from Mu Cang Chai Species and Habitat Conservation Area, Yen Bai Province, northern Vietnam, and discussed the range. 

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