Leptobrachella purpurus (Yang, Zeng, and Wang, 2018)

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

Leptolalax purpurus Yang, Zeng, and Wang, 2018, PeerJ, 6(e4586): 6. Holotype: SYS a006531, by original designation. Type locality: "Jinzhuzhai Village, Tongbiguan Town, Yingjiang County, Yunnan Province, China (24° 37′ 33.32″N, 97° 37′ 11.91″E, 1,615 m a.s.l.)". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:40673093-C3A4-4F0C-AD60-C0B517FCEF70

Leptobrachella purpurus — Here (14 April 2018) to conform to revision by 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: 162–171. The species name is a noun in apposition. 

English Names

Purplish-brown Leaf Litter Toad (original publication). 


Known only from the type locality (Tongbiguan Town, Yingjiang County of Yunnan Province, China, 1615 m elevation). 

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