Leptobrachella petrops (Rowley, Dau, Hoang, Le, Cutajar, and Nguyen, 2017)

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

Leptolalax (Lalos) petrops Rowley, Dau, Hoang, Le, Cutajar, and Nguyen, 2017, Zootaxa, 4243: 551. Holotype: VNMN 2016 A.06, by original designation. Type locality: "5 m wide, rocky stream in evergreen forest at Cham Chu Nature Reserve, Tuyen Quang Province, Vietnam (22.2045 °N, 105.0754 °E, 715 m . . . ". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:DF89AEF5-CBAB-42A1-84A4-66B1BDD505D6

Leptobrachella petrops — 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

Stone Litter Toad (Poyarkov, Nguyen, Popov, Geissler, Pawangkhanant, Neang, Suwannapoom, and Orlov, 2021, Russ. J. Herpetol., 28 (3A): 31). 

Distribution

Known only from three localities in northern and north-central Vietnam: 1) Cham Chu Nature Reserve, Tuyen Quang Province; 2) Pe Xa Forest, Sin Ho District, Lai Chau Province;  3) Pu Lyong Nature Reserve (952 to 1003 m elevation), Thanh Hoa Province; 4) Xuan Son National Park, Phu Tho Province, Vietnam. 

Comment

Reported from Thanh Hoa Province, north-central Vietnam, by Dau, Thieu , Le, Phung, and Ong, 2020, Vinh Univ. Sci. J., Vinh, 49 (1A): 71–77, who also reported on natural history and morphology. 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: 169, provided the record from Xuan Son National Park, Phu Tho Province, Vietnam. 

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