Leptobrachella parva Dring, 1983

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

Leptobrachella parva Dring, 1983, Amphibia-Reptilia, 4: 90. Holotype: BMNH 1978.1500, by original designation. Type locality: "stream 1A, camp one 150 m, Gunung Mulu, Fourth Division, Sarawak", Malaysia (Borneo).

English Names

Gunung Mulu Borneo Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 85).


Known from the type locality in Sarawak and Deramakota in Sabah, Malaysia (Borneo) in lowland hilly rainforest.


See identification table by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 68–69, to compare this species with other megophryids in the Sunda Shelf region. Sarkar, Biswas, and Ray, 1992, State Fauna Ser., 3: 75–76, provided a brief account for West Bengal, India. Malkmus, Manthey, Vogel, Hoffmann, and Kosuch, 2002, Amph. Rept. Mount Kinabalu: 90–91, provided an account. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 435.

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