Leptobrachella sabahmontana (Matsui, Nishikawa, and Yambun, 2014)

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

Leptolalax sabahmontanus Matsui, Nishikawa, and Yambun Imbun, 2014, Zootaxa, 3753: 442. Holotype. BORNEENSIS 22684, by original designation. Type locality: "Silau Silau trail along Sungai Silau-Silau (06°00′N, 116°32′E, alt. 1450 m a.s.l.), Kinabalu National Park (KNP), Ranau District, Sabah, Malaysia". Zoobank publication registration: A039A90E-7A45-4E59-88B3-160E0C08DB76

Leptobrachella sabahmontana — 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

None noted. 


Mountains of Sabah, Malaysia, at elevations of 754 to 1500 m. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Malaysia, Malaysia, East (Sarawak and/or Sabah)

Endemic: Malaysia, Malaysia, East (Sarawak and/or Sabah)


Most similar to and previously confused with Leptolalax dringi according to the original publication. 

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