Leptobrachella nokrekensis (Mathew and Sen, 2010)

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

Leptobrachium nokrekensis Mathew and Sen, 2010 "2009", Rec. Zool. Surv. India, 109: 91-108: 93. Holotype: ZSI-ERS834, by original designation. Type locality: "Didari Kchibama, Nokrek Biosphere Reserve, East Garo Hills district, Meghalaya (N 25° 29′ 0.09″, E 90° 18′ 55.2″, Altitude 1054 m above msl)", northeastern India.

Leptolalax nokrekensisDas and Deuti, 2011, Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 30: 72.

Leptobrachella nokrekensis — 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

Nokrek's Spadefoot Toad (Mathew and Sen, 2010, Pict. Guide Amph. NE India: 49).

Nokrek's Slender-armed Frog (Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Deepak, and Kulkarni, 2023, Fauna India Checklist, vers. 5.0 : 5).


Known only from Nokrek Biosphere Reserve, East Garo Hills, Meghalaya, India.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: India

Endemic: India


Mathew and Sen, 2010, Pict. Guide Amph. NE India: 49-50, provided a brief characterization and photographs (as Leptobrachium nokrekensis). Das and Deuti, 2011, Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 30: 69-73, transferred the species to Leptolalax and compared it to other species in the genus.

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